Definition of general election in English:

general election

Line breaks: gen|eral elec|tion


The election of representatives to a legislature (in the UK, to the House of Commons) from constituencies throughout the country.
More example sentences
  • Presidential general elections and primary elections need not be an instantaneous public interest poll.
  • It has superintended two general elections, two municipal elections and numerous by-elections.
  • It was a first for pictures to be placed on the ballot papers in a general election.

Definition of general election in: