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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The summer weeks dragged by, and then the political campaign opened-- opened in pretty warm fashion, and waxed hotter and hotter daily.
The chairman was still more worried when the monster torchlight procession came off, with the members of the Doyle Republican Association all in red capes and hats, and free beer for every voter in the ward--the best beer ever given away in a political campaign, as the whole electorate testified.
Seal's outburst and pointed out, with historical illustrations, that such reverses had happened in every political campaign of any importance.
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It is crucial for CPAs to advise their exempt-organization clients about IRS guidance on what is and is not allowed in relation to political campaigns.
Parties, interest groups, and political campaigns, 2d ed.
It is little wonder that so many view political campaigns with distrust and cynicism.
Taxpayers pay us not to work on political campaigns on school time, and this is school time," Seaman said.
The more he heard and read about the involvement of two central Ohio pastors in the state's 2006 political campaigns, the more the Rev.
As motivational as it is entertaining, and the perfect antidote to nonstop exposure to hyper-serious political campaigns and advertisements.