landslide victory


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landslide victory

A victory in an election by a very large and decisive margin. Her candidacy was a long shot from the very beginning, so her landslide victory was a huge surprise to everyone.
See also: victory

landslide victory

a victory by a large margin; a very substantial victory, particularly in an election. The mayor won a landslide victory in the election. The younger candidate won a landslide victory in the presidential election.
See also: victory
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Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], December 17 ( ANI ): With a day left for the counting of votes in Gujarat Assembly election, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Sunday that he was confident of a landslide victory for ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
In his felicitation message to Sadiq Khan, the Speaker remarked that entire Pakistan was jubilant with Khan's landslide victory in the British capital and added that victory had conferred great responsibility on his shoulders as mayor of one of world's most multiethnic capitals.
Clinton's landslide victory showed the depth of her support among African-American voters who figure to play an outsize role in a series of southern contests up next on the calendar.
Demoted Labour MPs like Michael Dugher, and his supporters, including Stephen Doughty, MP for Cardiff South and Penarth, should bear in mind that Corbyn's landslide victory as Labour leader was the result of a desire on the part of the membership to reconnect the party with those it is there to represent: the under-educated, under-skilled, under-paid underclass.
As the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and on behalf of my Government and the people I congratulate you following your historic landslide victory in the elections.
Former Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sissi secured a landslide victory in the country's presidential vote last week, the election commission confirmed on Tuesday.
Indian voters have handed a landslide victory to the Bharatiya Janata Party, ushering in Narendra Modi as prime minister.
Confirming a landslide victory unprecedented since the Balkan country came out of international isolation in 2000, the state election commission said late on Monday that the Progressives would have 158 seats in the 250-seat parliament.
and proclaimed his landslide victory a mandate for his liberal agenda and a change in course after two decades of Republican rule at City Hall.
September 2009 -- Democratic Party of Japan comes to power with landslide victory in House of Representatives election.
Polls in early 1945 showed a massive support for Churchill, since he was a much-loved war hero; and everyone forecast a landslide victory for the Tories.
Woods was cheered on and applauded for his landslide victory by many fans.
MANILA -- Reelectionist Antonino "Tony" Calixto won a landslide victory in the mayoralty race in Pasay, getting three-fourths of the total votes cast in the city.
dollar temporarily hit a 20-month high against the yen Monday morning in the Oceanian market following the landslide victory of the Liberal Democratic Party, which favors further monetary easing, in Japan's general election Sunday.
In 1990 pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a landslide victory in the first elections in 30 years.