- A procedure of making a choice or decision, usually by casting votes
- The occurrence where voters choose individuals to hold public office
- This refers to when a person or political party has been chosen to serve in an official capacity
- The right or liberty to make a selection or decision
- In a legal context, it is the privilege allowed to a surviving spouse to either claim a defined portion of a deceased spouse's estate or to accept the will's designated share
- This is a right vested in a person with interest in a property disposed of in a will, to either claim the property or accept the provision under the will
- In contract law, it's the freedom of a party whose agreement has been violated to decide whether to pursue or terminate the arrangement
- After the election, the newly chosen representative was eager to make changes.
- The wife, upon her husband's death, faced an election between the will's provisions and the statutory share.
- When the contract was breached, the company was left with the tough election of either continuing the contract or terminating it.