But it also appears that, as one Chicago election official put it, “excitement is building” for Obama.
On election Night in 2006, Rahm brought his whole family to DCCC headquarters in Washington.
Only six years ago, ferocious demagoguery against gays and lesbians played a huge role in the 2004 election.
He turned opinion around and saved that election for us... We would have been in deep trouble.
The run to election Day is getting uglier by the day—just look at the ads on television so far.
Hence, "going to the polls" has obtained the same meaning as going to an election.
The morning of the election the sun heaved up on a brassy sky.
These charges printed in the opposition paper offered me my only chance for election.
Nor did the service of praise which preceded the election induce a milder spirit.
Moreover, the mode of choice which they make use of at the election of their senators is very childish.
late 13c., from Anglo-French eleccioun, Old French elecion "choice, election, selection" (12c.), from Latin electionem (nominative electio), noun of action from past participle stem of eligere "pick out, select," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + -ligere, comb. form of legere "to choose, read" (see lecture (n.)). Theological sense is from late 14c.