Definitions

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  • n. Failure to run as a candidate.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ candidacy

Examples

  • Under POSITIVE, Jordan had written: Perot's noncandidacy continues to demonstrate enormous strength and philosophy.

    Superhero

  • The general's decision seemed to exist somewhere beyond the reach of spin, as his noncandidacy had.

    Heartbreaker

  • States, and those whose names are placed on the ballot by petition, but excluding any candidate who has withdrawn by filing an affidavit of noncandidacy.

    Hot Air » Top Picks

  • Incumbent Alderman Eric Sitkiewitz filed noncandidacy papers and said he is not running for a third term because he plans to move to a different part of the city.

    The Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter Latest Headlines

  • In his statement of noncandidacy, made via an e-mail to a network of potential supporters,

    Memphis Flyer

  • Ford's announcement of noncandidacy ends several months of uncertainty in Democratic ranks about his intentions and, as his statement indicated, freed up the prospects for other potential candidates and for the donors and supporters who had so far held back from committing to a candidate.

    Memphis Flyer

  • The deadline extension under state law occurred when incumbent Jan Davey did not file nomination papers and also failed to file a notice of noncandidacy by the Dec. 26 deadline.

    The Appleton Post-Crescent Latest Headlines

  • Evers announced his candidacy on the same day the incumbent announced her noncandidacy. is running hard, and he is arguably the front-runner.

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  • CLEVELAND - County supervisor Clyde Mueller will not be seeking another term in 2010 after filing his noncandidacy form with the county clerk.

    The Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter Latest Headlines

  • In District 3, Kathleen Bundy has filed noncandidacy paperwork with challenger Rita Metzger qualifying for the ballot.

    The Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter Latest Headlines

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