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The campaign of a candidate to be elected.  Synonyms: campaigning, candidacy, electioneering, political campaign.

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"Candidature" Quotes from Famous Books

... I remember the candidature for President of Admiral Dewey was discussed with Dr. Talmage, who had no very emphatic views about the matter, except to declare Admiral Dewey's tremendous popularity, and to acknowledge his support by the good Democrats of the country. The Doctor ...
— T. De Witt Talmage - As I Knew Him • T. De Witt Talmage

... Corsican wine. He obtained the removal of his outlawry by presenting George II. with a selection of his choicest vintages. Another agreeable story of local corruption is told concerning Seaford's old electioneering days. It was in 1798, during the candidature of Sir Godfrey Webster of Battle Abbey. Sir Godfrey was one day addressed by Mrs. S—— (nothing but Horsfield's delicacy keeps her name from fame) in the following terms: "Mr. S——, sir, will vote, ...
— Highways & Byways in Sussex • E.V. Lucas

Words linked to "Candidature" :   front-porch campaigning, drive, cause, campaign, front-porch campaign, crusade, whispering campaign, stumping, whistle-stop tour, movement, effort, hustings

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