Sentence Examples


  • Members of Congress and holders of Federal offices are ineligible as electors.
  • The governor is elected for a term of four years but is ineligible for the next succeeding term.
  • It was not till 1873 that an act was passed making members of the local legislatures ineligible for seats in the House of Commons.
  • By its terms office-holders were made ineligible for seats in the legislature, and no member of the legislature could be appointed to any civil office under the government during the term for which he had been elected.
  • A lieutenant-governor, secretary of state, treasurer, auditor, examiner, and inspector, commissioner of labour, commissioner of insurance, chief mine inspector, commissioner of charities and corrections, and president of the board of agriculture are elected each for a term of four years, and the secretary of state, auditor and treasurer are, like the governor, ineligible for the next succeeding term.