Re-elections sentence example
- Tompkins served as governor by successive re-elections until 1817, his term covering the trying period of the second war with Great Britain.
- In 1855 he was elected to the United States Senate and remained there by re-elections until 1873.
- The Know-Nothing party was nearly destroyed by its crushing defeat in 1856 and in the next year the Democrats by a large majority elected for governor Joseph Emerson Brown (1821-1894), who by three successive re-elections was continued in that office until the close of the Civil War.
- On the death of John Winthrop in 1649 he became governor, and by annual re-elections served continuously until his death, with the exception of two years (1650-1651 and 1654-1655), when he was deputy-governor.