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NOMINATION, This word has several significations. 1. An appointment; as, I nominate A B, executor of this my last will. 2. A proposition; the word nominate is used in this sense in the constitution of the United States, art. 2, s. 2, the president "shall nominate, and by and with the consent of the senate, shall appoint ambassadors," &c.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The ODM candidate will be announced on Saturday after the party's nomination. The Kibra seat fell vacant following the death of MP Ken Okoth on July 26 from cancer.
All nominations must be in writing and include all of the "nonpaid" work that the nominee has done for the betterment of Pana.
He said on nomination day this Saturday, the candidate nomination forms could be submitted between 9 am to 10 am to the Returning Officer by the candidate, the proposer and supporter or any two of them or any one of them.
DCE said in a statement that 229 nominations were received from 164 candidates on Tuesday, with cumulative nominations pegged at 439 from 349 candidates from seven parliamentary constituencies.
With the beloved award show so nearby, fans everywhere are already busy predicting who may win and celebrating the nominations of their favourite artists.
Meanwhile, there was only one nomination paper of Mrs.
The ECP after accepted their nomination papers after their scrutiny.
Kungsleden AB (STO:KLED) , a long term property-owner, announced on Thursday that Eva Gottfridsdotter-Nilsson, nominated by Lansforsakringar Fund Management, has withdrawn as a member of the nomination committee.
Since then, the nomination papers of Shahid Khaqan, Mehtab and Gulalai had been accepted by the tribunal.
The AET of LHC Rawalpindi Bench chaired by Justice Lodhi also remarked in his verdict that PTI's candidate Sardar Ghulam Abbas has also concealed his assets at the time of submitting nomination papers with the RO; therefore he has also been disqualified from contesting general elections for life.