AskDefine | Define elector

Dictionary Definition

elector

Noun

1 a citizen who has a legal right to vote [syn: voter]
2 any of the German princes who were entitled to vote in the election of new emperor of the Holy Roman Empire

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English

Noun

  1. A person eligible to vote in an election.
  2. An official serving in an electoral college or similar assembly.

Extensive Definition

An elector can be anyone who has a vote in an election.

See also

elector in German: Wahlmann
elector in Dutch: Kiesman
elector in Polish: Elektor
elector in Swedish: Elektor
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