from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Campaigning for elective office on behalf of oneself or another candidate.
- v. Present participle of electioneer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the influencing of voters before or at an election: as, electioneering practices.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the campaign of a candidate to be elected
- n. persuasion of voters in a political campaign
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The din of electioneering is hard to avoid, and the in-your-face campaigns are steaming ahead toward the finish line.
Reading it made clear why she considered the election of 2010 even more outrageous than previous shameful Afghan escapades in electioneering and fraud.
Interesting they ARE now going to do an Iraq war investigation, later this year, maybe, if the electioneering is going well.
The time for debating and electioneering is drawing to a close.
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.
Organizations, religious or not, that receive tax-deductible charitable contributions may not engage in electioneering using those funds.
"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.
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