Clinton famously triangulated his way to reelection, but Republicans remained in charge of both houses.
And when asked by Blitzer about her plans for reelection as governor in 2010 or about a run for president in 2012, Palin demurred.
But he felt he had no choice but to keep his promise and drop out of his reelection race.
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.