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  1. Newbie
    Student or Learner
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      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • Taiwan
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      • Taiwan

    • Join Date: May 2019
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    #1

    I was elected (as, to, x) president of the English Conversation Club

    I was elected president of the English Conversation Club.

    I was elected as president of the English Conversation Club.

    I was elected to president of the English Conversation Club.

    Which one is correct?

  2. probus's Avatar
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    Retired English Teacher
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      • Canada
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    #2

    Re: I was elected (as, to, x) president of the English Conversation Club

    The first is the only correct one.

  3. Key Member
    Interested in Language
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    #3

    Re: I was elected (as, to, x) president of the English Conversation Club

    I think the second is also correct though "as" could be omitted.

    The third would be correct if it is amended to:

    I was elected to the post of president of the English Conversation Club.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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