political campaign

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Noun1.political campaign - a race between candidates for elective officepolitical campaign - a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"
race - any competition; "the race for the presidency"
campaign for governor, governor's race - a race for election to the governorship
senate campaign, senate race - a race for election to the senate
2.political campaign - the campaign of a candidate to be electedpolitical campaign - the campaign of a candidate to be elected
whistle-stop tour - a tour by a candidate as part of a political campaign in which a series of small towns are visited; "in 1948 Truman crossed the country several times on his whistle-stop tours"
crusade, campaign, cause, drive, effort, movement - a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"
front-porch campaign, front-porch campaigning - a campaign in which the candidate makes speeches but does not travel; "William McKinley's dignified front-porch campaign won him the presidency in 1896"; "her approach was the opposite of a passive front-porch campaign"
hustings - the activities involved in political campaigning (especially speech making)
whispering campaign - the organized dissemination of derogatory rumors designed to discredit a candidate
stumping - campaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches)
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PESHAWAR -- PTI Central Information Secretary Shireen Mazari has criticized use of two helicopters by Governor KP Mehtab Abbasi for political campaigning in his old political constituency of Abbottabad/Nathiagali.
Mumbai, Oct 30 (ANI): Former Justice Santosh Hegde, close associate of India's anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare, on Saturday expressed dissatisfaction over the political campaigning by the other associates of Team Anna.
The second discusses the nature of political participation within electoral campaigns, political financing of campaigns, and the nature of political campaigning in the information age.
Colombo's hopes for Dean's supporters may well become the crux of the Democratic campaign for president, and possibly the future of political campaigning, according to University of Southern California law professor Elizabeth Garrett.
I think we have to go back to old-fashioned political campaigning," says Lewis, who believes the Shays-Meehan bill helps to accomplish this by banning excessive contributions.
Raising the kind of money required in the TV era of political campaigning has become something approaching a full-time job for legislators.
of Washington) examines the evolving act of political campaigning and the changing organization of campaigns over five election cycles, from 1996 to 2004.