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Elect (someone) to a further term of office.‘Wilson was re-elected in November 1994’
- ‘Ami Horowitz, for the Weekly Standard, thinks that the Jewish vote might help re-elect President Bush.’
- ‘I want to take the opportunity to thank the people of Hamilton West for re-electing me to this Chamber, at a time when politically there was certainly a very hard-fought contest in the regions.’
- ‘If Australians re-elect John Howard, at least they will know they voted for him.’
- ‘He is not seeking re-election because polls showed his constituents would not re-elect him.’
- ‘You never forget there is an election around the corner from the first second you are re-elected.’
- ‘Newly re-elected mayor Merv King said he was surprised by the discovery.’
- ‘Are we, the public at large, less responsible for electing and re-electing such politicians?’
- ‘The elections last year saw each of the five nations either re-elect their leaders or keep the ruling party in power.’
- ‘Crispin Blunt, Conservative candidate, said: If you re-elect me as Member of Parliament for Reigate I will continue to provide a strong voice in Parliament for local people.’
- ‘Stevens was recently re-elected to a fifth term.’
- ‘Ahern has been in government for almost five years and convincing the electorate to re-elect him will not be painless.’
- ‘The comments came ahead of votes to re-elect the directors who authorised the payment to Mr Green.’
- ‘It was just a year ago 51 percent voted to re-elect him.’
- ‘Earlier this month he was re-elected after a poll that was widely condemned as rigged.’
- ‘In 1984, he was re-elected in a landslide over former Vice President Walter Mondale.’
- ‘But Davis is still vulnerable; polls show more voters than not are at some level resistant to re-electing him.’
- ‘The man has an uncanny grasp of the public mood and once again he seized it, reminding us all how right we were to re-elect him as Prime Minister at the last general election.’
- ‘The implication is that, if the voters don't re-elect her, they will be financially punished.’
- ‘The trade group made re-electing the president its top priority in June 2003, long before the campaign season began.’
- ‘Members of the Unison union have voted to re-elect Dave Prentis as their general secretary.’
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