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所有你可以想到的選舉英文詞彙: Glossary of Key Election Terminology!
1. head to the polls 前往投票所
2. vote 投票
3. nine-in-one elections 九合一選舉
4. voter turnout 投票率
5. independent voters 獨立選民
6. mayoral race 市長選舉
7. hotly contested 競爭激烈
8. independent candidate 獨立候選人
9. running for public office 競選公職
10. recent surveys 最近的調查 (民調)
11. report … leading the polls 報導…的民調領先
12. take the lead 率先
13. trail by… 落後於…
14. decisive victory over his rival 決定性的戰勝了對手
15. substantive discussions 實質的討論
16. mudslinging 誹謗，中傷
17. national issues 國家議題
18. referendum 公投
19. media outlets 媒體
20. the press 報刊；新聞界
21. the use of online social media 使用網絡社交媒體
22. announce his victory 宣布他的勝利
23. campaign headquarter 競選總部
24. four years to serve… 四年去服務…
25. cheer in celebration 歡呼慶祝
26. highlight many municipal problems 點出許多市政問題
27. accept his opinions with humility 謙卑接受他的意見
28. apologize for failing to win 道歉未能取勝
29. pledge to move forward 承諾繼續前進
30. urge supporters to 呼籲支持者
31. political/election rally 造勢晚會
32. first-time/new voters 首投族
33. contested election 有爭議的選舉
34. file a motion 向法院申請動議
35. nullify election results 使選舉無效
36. declare the election null and void 宣布選舉無效
1. Today’s election had a voter turnout at _________%.
2. _________ (name) won the _________ (city) mayoral election tonight with a decisive/narrow victory over his rival, _________ (name).
3. In the beginning, _________ (name) took the lead as the counting of the votes began at _________ (time) pm, winning _________ percent of the vote. By __________ (time), _________ (name) had cemented his victory, winning _________ percent of the total vote.
4. Although _________ (name) tried to attract independent voters with the use of online social networking and threatened _________ (name)’s position throughout the campaign with growing support, he lost in _________ (#) of _________ (city)’s districts.
5. About _________ (#) hours after the polls closed, _________ (name) announced his victory and gave a speech from his campaign headquarters, thanking his supporters for giving him four years to serve the city as thousands of supporters cheered in celebration.
6. “_________ (city) residents,” _________ (name) shouted. “Today’s election was not a battle between _________ (name) and ________ (name), nor a choice between the KMT and the DPP.” It’s about making a choice for _________ (city)’s future,” he said.
7. Accompanied by his family and staff, _________ (name) promised to make use of advice he received during the campaign, including some from _________ (name), and use the next four years to turn __________ (city) into a “first-class city" that is safe, friendly, and prosperous.
8. “Mr. _________(name) has highlighted many municipal problems. I will accept his opinions with humility and include his suggestions in planning projects. I will do my best to make __________ (city) a better city,” _________ (name) said confidently.
9A. Meanwhile, _________ (name) apologized for failing to win, but pledged to “move forward for all of Taiwan.” _________ (name)’s supporters, some teary, still waved _________ (party)’s flags and cheered his every word, with some shouting “Go for the 2020 presidency!” _________ (name) did not directly respond to the call, but urged supporters not to be discouraged by his defeat. He also congratulated _________ (name) on his victory.
9B. Meanwhile, _________ (name) has stated that he will file a motion to contest the results of the election.
Current election results: https://udn.com/vote2018/open
Image source: https://www.ettoday.net/news/20181124/1314471.htm
更多關鍵詞彙 (more election terms): https://www.thenewslens.com/article/108542