|n.||1.||One who elects, or has the right of choice; a person who is entitled to take part in an election, or to give his vote in favor of a candidate for office.|
|2.||Hence, specifically, in any country, a person legally qualified to vote.|
|3.||In the old German empire, one of the princes entitled to choose the emperor.|
|4.||One of the persons chosen, by vote of the people in the United States, to elect the President and Vice President.|
|a.||1.||Pertaining to an election or to electors.|
|Noun||1.||elector - a citizen who has a legal right to vote|
|2.||Elector - any of the German princes who were entitled to vote in the election of new emperor of the Holy Roman Empire|
ELECTOR, government. One who has the right to make choice of public officers
one, who has a right to vote.
2. The qualifications of electors are generally the same as those required in the person to be elected; to this, however, there is one exception; a naturalized citizen may be an elector of president of the United States, although he could not constitutionally be elected to that office.