officeholder : Definition, Usages, News and More

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aw fuhs hohl der

  • n  someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
  • n  the official who holds an office

  • Nonetheless, as head of the Sanhedrin, a Jewish religious and civic body, and a key participant at city council meetings, the officeholder still had great power and .
  • An aide to a longtime Democratic officeholder calls her campaign "a catastrophe.
  • Palin's breakneck trajectory from rising star to former officeholder with more twists sure to come has everything to do with her Alaskan context.
News & Articles

  • Senator to run for Dewhurst's post
    AUSTIN — Conservative firebrand and Houston Republican state Sen. Dan Patrick ended months of speculation Thursday and jumped into the 2014 race for lieutenant governor, using the opportunity to blast the current officeholder for failing to pass controversial abortion bills. Along with the tea party favorite and radio talk show host, Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and Agriculture ...
    June 30, 2013 - San Antonio Express-News

  • Larry Flynt in Washington Post
    In a full-page advertisement in The Washington Post, Flynt asked for "documented evidence of illicit sexual or intimate relations with a Congressperson, Senator or other prominent officeholder."
  • Dick Wadhams in San Francisco Chronicle
    Never in modern times has a statewide officeholder and candidate been so vilified in a desperate attempt to revive a campaign that was fast-sinking - the Webb campaign,Wadhams wrote in the memo.
  • Ken Blackwell in Forbes
    It was a prudent, long-standing and cost-effective way of conducting business,Blackwell said in a statement. "And, it was well within my authority as an executive officeholder."

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