resign their seats

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  • If a member of the Assembly is elected Speaker, they must resign their seat.
  • Shaftesbury, and those who were connected with him in politics resigned their seats. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 1, Macaulay
  • At the time, newly appointed ministers had to resign their seats and run in by-elections.
  • Bacon and five of his brethren resigned their seats, while the other six judges agreed to hold office.
  • At the time, members of the legislature were required to resign their seats and run for re-election in a by-election.
  • Three women who were elected in the 2011 election have since resigned their seats and two women have been elected in by-elections.
  • Many extreme Quaker members of the Assembly resigned their seats in consequence. Cited from The Quaker Colonies, Sydney G. Fisher
  • Under this plan, Barnett and Court would both resign their seats.
  • Lloyd, have, since the beginning of the war, resigned their seats in order to take commissions in the Army. Cited from The History of the Fabian Society, by Edward R. Pease
  • Senators may, however, resign their seats prior to that mark, and can lose their position should they fail to attend two consecutive sessions of parliament.
  • Under the law at the time if an MP attained certain government positions, then they had to resign their seat and refight it.
  • Until 1793 members could not resign their seats.
  • In this period of Canadian history, newly appointed cabinet ministers were required to resign their seats and seek the renewed support of their electorate.
  • The following Ministers had to resign their seats and recontest them at a ministerial by-election.
  • Formerly, MPs appointed to cabinet were expected to resign their seats, though this practice ceased in 1931.
  • The incumbents had resigned their seats to run for the mayoralty of their hometowns in municipal elections.
  • They were to either switch allegiance to the APC and remain in Parliament or resign their seats.
  • Under the Parliamentary rules applying at the time, members appointed to ministerial posts had to resign their seats and fight a by-election.
  • MPs from Al Wefaq, the largest party in parliament, resigned their seats in protest against the government's responses.
  • Two other PAP members had followed him to join his faction and resigned from the party but did not resign their seats with Ong.
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