Translation of by-election in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈbaɪəˌlɛkʃən/ /ˈbʌɪəˌlɛkʃ(ə)n/


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    elección para cubrir un escaño vacante en el parlamento (in UK)
    • Remember, we fought a general election and two by-elections, and ended up reducing our overdraft.
    • It has superintended two general elections, two municipal elections and numerous by-elections.
    • You see it in by-elections and council elections.
    • Party divisions led to huge losses in by-elections and local government elections until the party at the grass roots seemed close to extinction.
    • The voters, their expectations aroused and then frustrated, took revenge at by-elections and local elections.
    • The party's electoral fortunes also revived in the state elections and by-elections.
    • For many years successive elections and by-elections results have shown that almost the same number of people cast their votes.
    • People stayed away from the polls in their thousands during by-elections in two opposition-held constituencies in Zimbabwe.
    • The vacancies mean by-elections could take place if ten electors in the town contact the council in writing by October 25 saying that they want one.
    • It is not known yet whether there will be a by-election or if the vacancy will stand until the town council elections in May.
    • More than that, for the first time in my recollection the party in power hasn't lost a single by-election.
    • We will need to contest by-elections and begin to prepare for the general election.
    • The election in that constituency has been abandoned and a by-election will be held in a month's time.
    • If he won, the executive would have the option of holding a by-election to fill the seat.
    • Some analysts spoke about a second national election, others described the recent ballots as by-elections.
    • In the past the Liberals had made breakthroughs at by-elections and in gaining a large number of votes in general elections.
    • Traditionally, voters have used by-elections to express anti-government sentiment.
    • The race does not appear to be anywhere near close, which explains the voter apathy about these by-elections.
    • However, the by-elections involved real votes and real people, and the results are no less dismal for them.
    • This strikes me as an odd stance from a candidate hoping to win a by-election.