first election

See: primary
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Immediately after they shall be assembled in Consequence of the first Election, they shall be divided as equally as may be into three Classes.
In both countries, Islamist parties won the first election.
1924: Ramsay MacDonald made the first election broadcast on the BBC on behalf of the Labour Party.
SCOT a Labour government at Holyrood in the first election after independence, according to a survey.
8 million who registered for Libya's first election in 2012.
He said Turkey is now preparing to hold its first election in which the president will be elected by popular vote.
Only 1,789 votes is the narrow difference between VMRO-DPMNE and SDSM in the first election unit that covers Skopje and the surrounding municipalities where in the first round of elections, Gjorge Ivanov won 69,895 votes and Stevo Pendarovski--66,086 votes.
David hosted his first election in 1979 when Margaret Thatcher came to power.
This means fiercer competition in the Macedonian political campus that may fragment the votes in the first election round and create room for various political bargaining before the second half begins.
It was the first election on the island since Welsh Local Government Minister Carl Sargeant called in commissioners in 2011 to run the council in a bid to end a political crisis stemming from years of in-fighting.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Malaysian polling centers opened on Sunday for the country's first election in history with a change of government at stake.
It is also the first election since US troops withdrew from Iraq in December 2011.

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