Associations to the word «Elector»

Wiktionary

ELECTOR, noun. A person eligible to vote in an election.
ELECTOR, noun. An official serving in an electoral college or similar assembly.
ELECTOR, noun. (historical) In the old German empire, one of the princes entitled to choose the emperor.
ELECTOR, noun. A (German) prince (prince-elector or simply elector) entitled to elect the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

Dictionary definition

ELECTOR, noun. A citizen who has a legal right to vote.
ELECTOR, noun. Any of the German princes who were entitled to vote in the election of new emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

Wise words

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