Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who seeks public office.
“James Garfield: "Is that a pistol in your pocket, or are you just a disappointed office-seeker?”
“Still, in every election cycle, political strategists persist in treating women like a unified bloc that will flock to the nearest female office-seeker the way Carrie Bradshaw is drawn to Manolo Blahniks.”
“Despite Perry's history as a perennial office-seeker and his track record of ten consecutive electoral wins, the man sorely lacks debate experience.”
“She can't be blamed for that, because any Democratic office-seeker making that claim would lose votes.”
“In November 2009, for instance, he approached the campaign of another California office-seeker -- Chuck DeVore, who was then running for Senate -- with an offer to blog for money.”
“So, virtually every office-seeker does it, from incumbent U.S. senators to the rookie running for a seat on the school board.”
“Does it undermine our trust if an office-seeker doesn't come clean about not having too much on his pate?”
“The committee wants to see Roe overturned–and it wants every office-seeker to take that position–despite the “patchwork” of state laws that might result.”
“As someone familiar with Oregon politics, I think it's absolutely hilarious that this revelation came out during the primary, and the GOP voters still favored this guy over his opponent: shameless career office-seeker Kevin Mannix.”
“Meanwhile, Mallahan, a first time office-seeker, got an "Outstanding" rating.”
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