election contest

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E-mails and text messages will tell Plaid members if Dafydd Iwan or Elfyn Llwyd has won the internal election contest ahead of a statement to the press.
The selection comes just two months after the 48-year-old businesswoman ran Labour MP Kali Mountford close in the Colne Valley election contest.
Mr Howard has written to all MPs and association chairmen to apologise for presenting changes to the leadership election contest almost as a fait accompli, insisting he was merely being "straight with people".
Carey had 155,078 votes, or 52 percent, to Hoffa's 142,379 in their election contest.
Commenting on the election contest, PROXY Governance recently concluded, "[S]hareholders will be best served by re-electing the management nominees who, as chairman and as CEO, are probably most responsible for reinforcing the company's competitive strengths and market positioning through the evolving mortgage lending crisis of the past two years, and will continue to play significant roles in implementing the board's strategic plan as the mortgage market rebounds.
A quo warranto, under the Omnibus Election Code, "refers to an election contest relating to the qualifications of an elective official on the ground of ineligibility or disloyalty to the Republic of the Philippines.
The election contest will be held between important candidates including ex-prime minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, former federal minister Mir Changez Khan Jamali, Pakistan Muslim League-N candidate Mir Behram Khan Buledi, Mir Salim Khan Khosa, Sardar Fateh Ali Umrani, the Pakistan Peoples Party candidate Mir Sadique Umrani, Nawabzada Gohram Bugti, the grandson of late Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti and Mir Bajar Khan Domki.
Or it can go to what's known officially as an election contest, where the Legislature (the House, in this case) decides who gets the seat.
Mr Keys, whose 20-year-old son Tom was killed serving in Iraq, won 4,252 votes, or 10pc of the poll, in the election contest finishing a close fourth behind the Liberal Democrats.
Childcare is set to be a key issue in the general election contest expected next year.
Commenting on the election contest, RiskMetrics concluded, "[T]he company's improving performance and relatively strong shareholder return performance suggest that the dissidents have not met the burden of proof for change at this time.
By ISLAMABAD, July 09, 2011 (Frontier Star): Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT) Friday welcomed the decision of the newly constituted Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) barring election contest by any foreign nationality holder.