Definition of electoral in English:



  • Relating to elections or electors.

    ‘electoral reform’
    • ‘If that state was Nevada, with five electoral votes, the election would be tied.’
    • ‘Here is strong evidence of the need to reform the electoral system so every vote counts.’
    • ‘From being Labour's saviour and electoral ace with the swing voter, he will become the man in the way.’
    • ‘He believes the world body would function much better with a dose of electoral reform.’
    • ‘Sir Ken was an aggressive operator who campaigned in favour of the euro and against electoral reform.’
    • ‘Various left formations in Europe have attracted electoral support over the last five years.’
    • ‘The electoral process and the voters are the biggest losers at the end of the day.’
    • ‘We believe it would be hard for Europeans to say no when asked to support a more rapid electoral process in Iraq.’
    • ‘The First Minister now faces the prospect of taking on his entire party over electoral reform.’
    • ‘He said he would try to make the government stick to its commitment on electoral reform for the Commons.’
    • ‘The paper didn't express a preference for any particular scheme of electoral reform.’
    • ‘By that time electoral reform was in the air, and women's voices were beginning to be heard.’
    • ‘They are poring over the shifting electoral background thrown up by the general election.’
    • ‘The same is true of electoral candidates who are unable to canvas voters and even reveal their names.’
    • ‘To be fair there has always been this difference in the voting turnout and electoral participation.’
    • ‘The number of electoral votes each state gets depends on the size of its population.’
    • ‘Yeah, it has more electoral votes than every state except New York and California.’
    • ‘It fits my feelings on the citizen's responsibility to vote in the electoral process.’
    • ‘Others who tried to use that as a means to gain electoral votes failed miserably.’
    • ‘The first part of the draft would contain all voters who are present in the electoral list.’