Is there any meaning difference in below sentences?
What should we use to give information of future upcoming event?
(a) Elections that were to be held on Monday has been cancelled.
(b) Elections that are be be held on Monday has been cancelled.
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neither as written, use
Elections that were to be held on Monday HAVE been cancelled.
WERE because it now will not happen.
HAVE I cannot explain with a reference, sadly. It just should be so, perhaps there is a single cancellation event and that has caused this verb form to be used.