candidacy candidacy  /ˈkæn dɪ də si/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the campaign of a candidate to be elected

Usage(s):

  1. For a week since announcing his candidacy in the January 9 election for President of the Palestinian Authority, Barghouti has dominated international headlines.
  2. The whoosh of his candidacy, in the polls and in the amounts of money raised, has been audacious as well.
  3. In addition to raising money for Bloomberg's potential candidacy, the committee will purchase online and print ads to build support for Bloomberg's candidacy.

News

  1. Respect yourself

    Announcing her candidacy for lieutenant governor, Dianne Curry said she considered running for the Second Congressional District seat and state auditor "before deciding lieutenant governor best fits her experience and abilities." Announcing her candidacy for lieutenant governor, Dianne Curry said she considered running for the Second Congressional District seat and state auditor "before deciding ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

  2. Tea Party Fight Brewing in Alaska

    Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate in Alaska Tuesday, ensuring there will be a Republican primary in the race to run against Sen. Mark Begich, a Democrat.        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Jim Perdue Announces Candidacy to Become Alabama’s Next Secretary of State

    Crenshaw County Probate Judge Jim Perdue (R) stood alongside his supporters and formally announced his candidacy to become Alabama’s next Secretary of State.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WTVY Dothan

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Quotes

  1. "I stand before you today to announce my candidacy for President of the United States," Obama told a large crowd gathered to hear him speak in Springfield, Ill.
    on Feb 10, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: FOX News

  2. "Like him, I am an American running for president. I do not define my candidacy by my religion. A person should not be elected because of his faith nor should he be rejected because of his faith," Romney said.
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Reuters

  3. "Let me not put it that stark," McCain said. "Let me just put it this way: Americans will judge my candidacy first and foremost on how they believe I can lead the county both from our economy and for national security. Obviously, Iraq will...
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

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