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  • noun Plural form of nonincumbent.

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Examples

  • For nonincumbents, signing the pledge became a prerequisite for running for Congress and, in many places, state office as well.

    Winner-Take-All Politics

  • For nonincumbents, signing the pledge became a prerequisite for running for Congress and, in many places, state office as well.

    Winner-Take-All Politics

  • We knew the president and his party would both be unpopular, so we cautioned candidates—incumbents and nonincumbents alike—to avoid attacking either one: if they did, the tactic would backfire by validating Democratic efforts to say the election was about Bush and the GOP.

    COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE

  • For nonincumbents, signing the pledge became a prerequisite for running for Congress and, in many places, state office as well.

    Winner-Take-All Politics

  • For nonincumbents, signing the pledge became a prerequisite for running for Congress and, in many places, state office as well.

    Winner-Take-All Politics

  • We knew the president and his party would both be unpopular, so we cautioned candidates—incumbents and nonincumbents alike—to avoid attacking either one: if they did, the tactic would backfire by validating Democratic efforts to say the election was about Bush and the GOP.

    COURAGE AND CONSEQUENCE

  • All three of the candidates stand out dramatically in relation to their party, especially as nonincumbents.

    What a Long, Strange Race It's Been

  • "This election is remarkably fluid with two nonincumbents running," says pollster Scott Rasmussen.

    No, McCain Isn't 'Doomed'

  • Politicians, especially nonincumbents, like to stoke the fear of economic Armageddon while positioning themselves as saviors.

    It's OK to Splurge This Season -- A Little

  • The contrast between the current candidates and the other nonincumbents of the Reagan era could hardly be greater.

    What a Long, Strange Race It's Been

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