landslide victory


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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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December 2012 -- LDP returns to power with landslide victory in House of Representatives election.
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Industries and Production Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi Tuesday said that landslide victory of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz candidate Mamnoon Hussain in presidential election was proof of the its popularity among the masses.
He officially leaves office in August after the swearing-in of President-elect Hasan Rowhani, a relative moderate who won a landslide victory last week.
On Monday, the Nikkei rose nearly 1 percent to mark its highest close since April 3, following the pro-monetary easing Liberal Democratic Party's landslide victory in Sunday's general election.
Taiwan on Sunday hailed the Liberal Democratic Party's landslide victory in Japan's general election and expressed hope for close bilateral ties under a Japanese government to be led by LDP leader Shinzo Abe.
In 1990 pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a landslide victory in the first elections in 30 years.
DEMOCRACY campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party has won a landslide victory in historic Burmese elections.
He believed that the presidential elections and Hadi's landslide victory had reflected the whole Yemeni people's desire to end their country's pressing crisis.
It was a landslide victory over four male contenders.
Buenos Aires (TAP) - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has won re-election in a landslide victory, on the back of strong economic growth in the country.
The mayor of Iwanai town, Hokkaido, an advocate of restarting idled reactors at a nearby nuclear power plant, was reelected Sunday with a landslide victory over an antinuclear challenger.
First, Goodluck Jonathan's landslide victory made history when he became Nigeria's first democratically elected president from the minority, but oil-rich, Niger Delta region.
TORY chief Peter Murray was the most high-profile casualty of the night as Labour swept to a landslide victory in Halton.
A joint Senate and the House of Representatives session voted on Wednesday to formalise Aquino's landslide victory in the country's first national automated elections last month in which the son of the country's democracy ics targeted corruption as the cause of the nation's impoverishment.