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    Preposition 'To' or 'For'

    Coud someone explain the grammatical use of 'to' in the following sentence.

    1.Election to the parliament takesplace every 5 years.

    Why can't we use 'for' in the above sentence?
    Will it change the meaning?

    I have asked many friends in the UK but they don't know the logic behind the use of 'to'.

    Thanks in advance.

    Jignesh (Leeds)

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    Re: Preposition 'To' or 'For'

    Elected for two more years
    Elected for a two-year term
    Elected for a second term
    Elected to the Senate
    Elected to the the Congress

    I guess it's about the ones who'll be elected will be going to the Senate, the Congress etc.

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