Definition of To contest an election. Meaning of To contest an election. Synonyms of To contest an election

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Definition of To contest an election

To contest an election
Contest Con*test", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Contested; p. pr. & vb. n. Contesting.] [F. contester, fr. L. contestari to call to witness, contestari litem to introduce a lawsuit by calling witnesses, to bring an action; con- + testari to be a witness, testic witness. See Testify.] 1. To make a subject of dispute, contention, litigation, or emulation; to contend for; to call in question; to controvert; to oppose; to dispute. The people . . . contested not what was done. --Locke. Few philosophical aphorisms have been more frequenty repeated, few more contested than this. --J. D. Morell. 2. To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to defend; as, the troops contested every inch of ground. 3. (Law) To make a subject of litigation; to defend, as a suit; to dispute or resist; as a claim, by course of law; to controvert. To contest an election. (Polit.) (a) To strive to be elected. (b) To dispute the declared result of an election. Syn: To dispute; controvert; debate; litigate; oppose; argue; contend.

Meaning of To contest an election from wikipedia

- the federal contested elections act of 1969 (2 u.s.c. § 381 et states house of representatives to contest general election s by filing
- no fewer than twenty-seven candidates contested the 1999 ontario provincial election as independent candidates, affiliated with the
- several independent candidates contested the 1981 ontario provincial election , none of whom were elected. this page contains information
- there were several independent candidates who contested the 1995 manitoba provincial election , although none were elected. information
- several independent candidates contested the 1975 ontario provincial election , none of whom were elected. information about these
- rafiq ****ia contested the first election of the newly created maharashtra state in 1962, from aurangabad and was elected to maharashtra
- the 1911 general election , the first contested by the reform party , left parliament in an indeterminate state, with reform holding 38
- of parties are standing candidates in the united kingdom general election of 2010 . liberal democrats contesting every seat, except in the
- the australia first party (afp) is a minor far-right political party in australia that is registered to contest federal elections, and
- or ˈaɪɾʲiːɟiː , ) is a socialist republican political party in ireland , registered since 2010 to contest local elections only the party