meaning of by-election

by-election meaning in General Dictionary

a particular election between regular elections

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  • An election held alone, maybe not during a general election.

by-election meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An election held on it's own, not during a general election.


Sentence Examples with the word by-election

In the first county council elections for Carnarvonshire he played a strenuous part on the Radical side, and was chosen an alderman; and in 1890, at a by-election for Carnarvon Boroughs, he was returned to parliament by a majority of 18 over a strong Conservative opponent.

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