What is elected?

  • (adj): Subject to popular election.
    Synonyms: elective

Some articles on elected:

Fernando Collor De Mello
... Collor was the first president directly elected by the people after the end of the Brazilian military government ... sentenced to disqualification from holding elected office for eight years (1992–2000) ... of his period of disqualification, Collor was elected a Senator of the Republic in the 2006 general elections and began his term in February 2007 ...
European Court Of Human Rights - Judges
... Prior to the adoption of Protocol no.14, judges were elected for a six-year term, with the option of renewal ... Now judges are elected for a non-renewable nine year term ... Judges are elected by majority vote in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe from the three candidates each contracting state nominates ...
Kim Jong-il - 2008 Health and Waning Power Rumors - Re-election As DPRK Leader
... On 9 April 2009, Kim was re-elected as chairman of the DPRK National Defence Commission, and made an appearance at the Supreme People's Assembly ... He was unanimously re-elected and given a standing ovation ... On 28 September 2010, Kim was re-elected as General secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea ...
Alexandria, Indiana - Government
... Five members are elected from individual districts and two are elected at-large ... The clerk-treasure and mayor are full-time elected officials ... The Alexandria City Court has a part-time locally elected judge ...
Richard, 1st Earl Of Cornwall - Biography - Elected King of Germany, 1256
... Although Richard was elected in 1256 as King of Germany by four of the seven German Electoral Princes (Cologne, Mainz, the Palatinate and Bohemia), his candidacy was opposed by ... Ottokar II of Bohemia, who at first voted for Richard but later elected Alfonso, eventually agreed to support the earl of Cornwall, thus establishing the required simple ...

Famous quotes containing the word elected:

    But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.
    Ronald Reagan (b. 1911)

    My case is thrown exclusively upon the independent voters of this county, and if elected they will have conferred a favor upon me, for which I shall be unremitting in my labors to compensate.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    Utah is the only State that gives condemned men a choice between death by hanging or before a firing squad. Most prisoners prefer the firing squad, but one obstinate convict in 1912 elected to be hanged because “hanging is more expensive to the state.”
    State of Utah, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)