from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or pertaining to the influencing of voters before or at an election: as, electioneering practices.
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Campaigningfor elective officeon behalf of oneself or another candidate.
- verb Present participle of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the campaign of a candidate to be elected
- noun persuasion of voters in a political campaign
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Reading it made clear why she considered the election of 2010 even more outrageous than previous shameful Afghan escapades in electioneering and fraud.
Ann Jones: Big Men, Big Money, Big Voting Scam: The American Midterm Election -- in Afghanistan
Interesting they ARE now going to do an Iraq war investigation, later this year, maybe, if the electioneering is going well.
The din of electioneering is hard to avoid, and the in-your-face campaigns are steaming ahead toward the finish line.
Lynne Glasner: Take the Loco out of Local New York Politics: Local Issues That Matter
The time for debating and electioneering is drawing to a close.
McCain Takes Off Gloves, Slaps Obama with Them - Swampland - TIME.com
You can thank -- or blame -- the video revolution for this element in electioneering, and it's been around for a long time.
This ‘razor’ technique for electioneering is what the pentagon used to surmise a stolen election in the ukraine.
Think Progress » On Today Show, O’Reilly Compares Murtha With Hitler Sympathizers
Organizations, religious or not, that receive tax-deductible charitable contributions may not engage in electioneering using those funds.
The Volokh Conspiracy » Ministers have free speech rights, too:
"Presidential electioneering" is neither an adequate nor appropriate explanation for these occasional bilateral trade skirmishes.
The advocacy of fundamental and significant change, both in governing and in electioneering, is a strategy that contains many risks.
The good news is that lawmakers are already considering ways to mitigate the damage caused by Citizens United, and a number of options exist, such as requiring additional disclosures by corporations engaged in electioneering, empowering shareholders to demand that their investment not be spent to advance candidates they disapprove of, or possibly even requiring shareholders to approve a corporation’s decision to influence an election before the company may do so.
Think Progress » Citizens United Decision: ‘A Rejection Of The Common Sense Of The American People’
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