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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