Translation of elective in Spanish:


electivo, adj.

Pronunciation: /əˈlɛktɪv//ɪˈlɛktɪv/


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      (post/assembly) electivo
      • George Will notes the steadily increasing ranks of African-American Republicans holding significant elective and appointive office.
      • And yet, its new Republican governor is perhaps the freest-thinking holder of high elective office in the entire nation.
      • Collins, who had never held elective office, proved to be a better campaigner in 1996 than she had been in 1994.
      • Swett battled for the full reform program: to make everything, even the mayoralty, an appointive rather than an elective office.
      • Krugman is not a journalist by training, and he's never held appointive or elective office.
      • A well-constituted court for the trial of impeachments is an object not more to be desired than difficult to be obtained in a government wholly elective.
      • For it is an elementary proposition that if a vote is not cast for one of the two highest candidates it is completely shorn of its elective power.
      • The sort of people who run for elective office just don't do that sort of thing.
      • Due to this, we don't have an elective member to represent us.
      • Further, through its political arm, the ATLU began successfully contesting the small number of seats in the legislature that were elective.
      • After Michael's death in a ski accident at year's end, Joe decided to exit elective office altogether.
      • Sinclair had never held elective office, though he had previously run for governor on the Socialist Party ticket.
      • If we cannot elect men with sufficient education and honor even to try to be wise, we can number in a few score the years in which the elective power will remain ours.
      • And so, for the first time in 12 years, he found himself out of elective office without a certain next step.
      • Republican women hold forty-one state elective offices, and Democrats, forty-three.
      • Under state statute, Daschle would no longer be eligible to hold elective office in South Dakota or represent it in Washington.
      • Congress is Thune's first elective office, but he arrived on Capitol Hill in 1997 with experience in several jobs that gave him a solid grounding in federal, state and local government.
      • They cower down and allow him to dictate the pace rather than being an elective body.
      • When the government introduced an elective element into the Legislative Council in 1842, no bar was placed on the participation of ex-convicts.
      • In giving the elective power to the states, the framers of the Constitution hoped to protect state independence.
      • In addition, while Dole faced criticism that she had no prior elective experience, there was scant attention paid to the dearth of women in executive positions of power in the United States.
      • At the same time, both men said they were the person to represent the majority-minority district and that ethnicity is not the only prerequisite for elective office.
      • And that's the decision whether to stand for the nation's highest elective office or not.
      • However Charles saw Exclusion of the rightful heir as changing the monarchy from a hereditary, divinely appointed institution into an elective, limited office that could soon give way to a new commonwealth.

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      (powers/body) electoral

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    (course/subject) optativo


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    optativa feminine