Synonyms for Election:

n.

absentee ballot, ballot box, abstention, adoption, absentee vote, Aye, casting vote, block vote, absolute majority. franchise, electioneering, disenfranchise, campaign, direct elections, poll, ballot, by election, referendum, suffrage, ticket, beauty contest, advance poll, vote, voting, chad, plebiscite, elect. ballot (noun)
ticket, plebiscite.
choice (noun)
determination, volition, selection, pick, vote, choice, option, preference, desire, discretion, alternative, judgment, wish, decision.
election (noun)
choice, alternative, option, poll, franchise, decision, preference, ticket, ballot, selection, determination, referendum, judgment.
free will (noun)
volition.
preference (noun)
desire.
volition (noun)
wish.

Other synonyms:

chad, suffrage, electioneering, referendum, direct elections, beauty contest, advance poll, by election, disenfranchise. poll, vote, elect. franchise, campaign. poll
plebiscite.
Other relevant words:
campaign, abstention, voting, ballot, disenfranchise, elect, referendum, plebiscite, Aye, suffrage, adoption, ticket, poll, vote, franchise, chad, electioneering.

Usage examples for election

  1. " The new election comes off in three months' time. – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  2. " After all," said Titherington, " you can say pretty near anything you like at an election – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  3. And the election coming on and all. – Fore! by Charles Emmett Van Loan