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  • v. Alternative spelling of reelect.

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Examples

  • Although the Canada Elections Act is silent on the matter, he said, the term "re-elect" is best reserved for an incumbent.

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  • Howard Moscoe, a former Toronto city councillor who sells election signs, describes Temelkovski's use of the word "re-elect" as "unethical."

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  • Calandra's, too, is recycling - he added a sticker to his '08 signs with the word "re-elect."

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  • It would mean living in a country that would re-elect a man like Harding.

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  • Obama won both Indiana and North Carolina, for instance, and, on a more precise level, he prevailed in a couple dozen swing districts where voters also chose to re-elect their incumbent GOP congressmen.

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  • After his annual August bus tour to help re-elect House Republicans, Mr. Boehner will spend a short vacation next week at his house in West Chester, Ohio, where he'll relax by cutting his lawn with something not often seen on Martha's Vineyard: a Toro push mower.

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  • "The last time Newt Gingrich was the head of the Republican Party as speaker, he became so controversial, he helped re-elect a Democratic president."

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  • • After failing to win the GOP presidential nomination, Ron Paul will not run as a third-party candidate because that would put his son, Rand Paul, in an untenable position: Does the Republican senator from Kentucky support his father and effectively re-elect Mr. Obama, or back his party and defeat him?

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  • An incredulous Mr. Gingrich responded in Winnsboro: They're saying I helped re-elect a Democrat?

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  • Well, simple math tells me that if such were to happen, the unemployment rate would fall to near 7%, a good start, and maybe enough to re-elect the president.

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