The election of an MP in a single constituency to fill a vacancy arising during a government’s term of office.
More example sentences
- Remember, we fought a general election and two by-elections, and ended up reducing our overdraft.
- It has superintended two general elections, two municipal elections and numerous by-elections.
- You see it in by-elections and council elections.
More definitions of by-electionDefinition of by-election in:
- The US English dictionary