by-election definition

  • noun:
    • A special election held between general elections to fill a vacancy, for a parliamentary chair.
    • an unique election held to fill a political company that has become vacant between basic elections.
    • An election held on it's own, not during the time of a broad election.
    • In Great Britain, an election held to fill a vacancy in Parliament.
    • a particular election between regular elections

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