- The choice of a leader or representative by popular vote.
"The election of John Smith was due to his broad appeal."
- (obsolete) Those who are elected.
- A process of choosing a leader, members of parliament, councillors, or other representatives by popular vote.
"The parliamentary elections will be held in March."
- (theology) In Calvinism, God's predestination of saints including all of the elect.
- (archaic) Any conscious choice.