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General election

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A general election is an election in which all or most members of a given political body are chosen. [1]

18 relations: By-election, Election, Elections in the United Kingdom, Fixed-term election, Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011, House of Commons of the United Kingdom, House of Lords, Local election, Member of parliament, Nonpartisan blanket primary, Parliament Act 1911, Presidential system, Staggered elections, Two-round system, United Kingdom general election, 1931, United Kingdom general election, 1935, United Kingdom general election, December 1910, United States Senate.

By-election

By-elections, also spelled bye-elections (known as special elections in the United States, and bypolls in India), are used to fill elected offices that have become vacant between general elections.

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Election

An election is a formal group decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office.

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Elections in the United Kingdom

There are six types of elections in the United Kingdom: elections to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, elections to devolved parliaments and assemblies, elections to the European Parliament, local elections, mayoral elections and Police and Crime Commissioner elections.

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Fixed-term election

A fixed-term election is an election that occurs on a set date, and cannot be changed by a majority of incumbent politicians.

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Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011

The Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011 (c. 14) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that received Royal Assent on 15 September 2011, introducing fixed-term elections to the Westminster parliament for the first time.

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House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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House of Lords

The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Local election

In many parts of the world, local elections take place to select office-holders in local government, such as mayors and councillors.

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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Nonpartisan blanket primary

A nonpartisan blanket primary is a primary election in which all candidates for the same elected office, regardless of respective political party, run against each other at once, instead of being segregated by political party.

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Parliament Act 1911

The Parliament Act 1911 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Presidential system

A presidential system is a democratic and republican system of government where a head of government leads an executive branch that is separate from the legislative branch.

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Staggered elections

In staggered elections, not all places in an elected body are up for election at the same time.

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Two-round system

The two-round system (also known as the second ballot, runoff voting or ballotage) is a voting method used to elect a single winner, where the voter casts a single vote for their chosen candidate.

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United Kingdom general election, 1931

The 1931 United Kingdom general election was held on Tuesday 27 October 1931 and saw a landslide election victory for the National Government which had been formed two months previously after the collapse of the second Labour government.

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United Kingdom general election, 1935

The 1935 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 14 November 1935 and resulted in a large, albeit reduced, majority for the National Government now led by Stanley Baldwin of the Conservative Party.

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United Kingdom general election, December 1910

The December 1910 United Kingdom general election was held from 3 to 19 December.

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United States Senate

The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_election

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