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Definition of "electoral" []

  • Of, relating to, or composed of electors. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to election. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "electoral" in a sentence
  • "Prop 14 won by a healthy 54% to 46% margin, giving Schwarzenegger a matched pair of initiative victories for what he calls his electoral reform agenda."
  • "It was seen by members of both parties as a sign that Mr. Obama, in the wake of what he called his electoral " shellacking, " might be willing to tack away from his liberal base in search of compromise with Republicans."
  • "So, if they want to violate the rules in what I call electoral blackmail, go ahead."