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Every nation should have a right to elect its own government.
We were elected to tackle poverty, and that's what we will do.
The council is elected by popular vote.
Carol Moseley became the first black woman to be elected to the Senate.
Lee Yuan-tzu was elected the next day as Vice President.
Stoica was elected executive chairman of a new steering committee.
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to kill someone in a violent way