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- n. the state, or act of being a candidate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The position of a candidate; state of being a candidate; candidateship.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being a candidate, especially for an elective office; candidature.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the campaign of a candidate to be elected
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Jim Moore, “The mission of the Palin candidacy is to inject sarcasm, hate, poisonous invective into the US Presidential Campaign.”
From my point of view his candidacy is a hoax on America.
The truth is, Senator McCain, your candidacy is the worst for women in recent history.
At its best, the Obama candidacy is about ending a war — not so much the war in Iraq, which now has a momentum that will propel the occupation into the next decade — but the war within America that has prevailed since Vietnam and that shows dangerous signs of intensifying, a nonviolent civil war that has crippled America at the very time the world needs it most.
Because Bill Brady's candidacy is a serious threat to personal liberty in the state of Ilinois.
The three-way Alaska Senate race remains very much a toss-up and by far the biggest wild card, given the hard to measure write-in candidacy of incumbent Republican Lisa Murkowski, although either Murkowski or Republican nominee Joe Miller would caucus with the Republicans.
Murkowski announced Thursday that she raised $200,000 during the two weeks after she announced her write-in candidacy in mid-September.
While the GOP Senator and his daughter are both Republicans, O'Donnell's candidacy is by no means the first issue to split the pair in their political views.
Garreau's candidacy is unusual partly because she's Native American -- the South Dakota legislature has few Native members -- but also because she's so positive, said Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association executive director Gay Kingman, another Cheyenne River tribal member: I've watched her spend her life working for others, doing much good with few resources.
The trouble with that rationale for McAdams's candidacy is that in 2008 when Alaska voters turned Ted Stevens out of office after forty years in the Senate, Lisa Murkowski inherited Ted's seat on the Appropriations Committee.