“Elect” in the news

Example collocations

elect a mayor
elect a new
elect members
elect the mayor
right to elect

Publications and example sentences

· Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on COVID-19, Police Brutality, the Failures of Donald Trump, and Those Biden VP Rumors  
For a country accustomed to wooden politicians, it was a stunning, rare moment of realness—one that quickly catapulted Lance Bottoms, 50, a lawyer and former Atlanta City Council member who was elected mayor in 2017—to the national stage.
Al Jazeera
· A Biden presidency would not be good news for Palestine  
Blinken also emphasised that, if elected president, Biden will push back against the BDS movement as well as efforts to denounce Israel for its violations of international law at the United Nations.
· Biden campaign releases digital ad on Floyd protests, swipes at Trump  
Thirty-eight percent of voters say Trump's handling of the outbreak makes it less likely for him to be elected, compared to 31 percent who felt that way in April.
· Taiwan urges Beijing to acknowledge Tiananmen crackdown  
Tensions between Taipei and Beijing have surged since Tsai was elected in 2016 because her government considers the island to be a de facto independent state rather than an part of China.
The China Post
· 66韓國瑜罷免案一次看懂!|Everything you need to know on Han Kuo-yu recall election  
In 2019, the previous head of the department of cultural affairs, Kaohsiung City, Aaron Yin (尹立) and others founded the “Wecare Kaohsiung” group as they believe that Han’s running for president 4 months after being elected Kaohsiung mayor violated principles regarding his political responsibility and honesty.
The Age
· Universities: What price Australia's reputation overseas?  
Our elected representatives need to subject this half-baked scheme to some proper scrutiny.
The Age
· Government hush on meetings with class action firm ahead of reform bill  
The Andrews government has faced growing criticism over its lack of transparency since it was first elected in 2014, with figures released last week showing a steady year-on-year decline in the release of information by Victorian departments and agencies over the past five years.
The Guardian
· US police have a history of violence against black people. Will it ever stop?  
Earlier this week, Ferguson, which is 70% African American, elected its first black mayor, Ella Jones.
· Mattis, other military leaders close ranks against Trump  
Never did I dream that troops taking that same oath would be ordered under any circumstance to violate the constitutional rights of their fellow citizens — much less to provide a bizarre photo op for the elected commander-in-chief, with military leadership standing alongside.”
· Vandalism and theft aren’t helping  
But the sentiment all these elected officials are expressing is clear — this is not what they and the people they represent want.