general election

Definition of "general election"
  1. A nationwide or statewide voting process held at standard times where individuals are chosen for all or the majority of the legislative seats
How to use "general election" in a sentence
  1. During the general election, voters will select their preferred candidate for the Senate races in their state.
  2. The results of the general election will determine the composition of the House of Representatives for the next two years.
  3. Every citizen over the age of 18 is encouraged to participate in the general election to influence the political direction of their country.

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