prenomination

Related to prenomination: premonition, Priapistic

prenomination

(ˌpriːnɒmɪˈneɪʃən)
n
the act of naming in advance of a formal nomination
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This year the prenomination race offers a crowded field, with 65 nations submitting pics--two fewer than last year's all-time-high of 67.
(Hereafter cited as Gerhardt, The Federal Appointment Process.) The Constitution, Gerhardt added, "does not mandate any formal prenomination role for the Senate to consult with the president; nor does it impose any obligation on the president to consult with the Senate prior to nominating people to confirmable posts.
This pair transposes to PRENOMINATIONS, the plural of PRENOMINATION, an obsolete noun, a previous mentioning (W3)
Because disapproval of Clinton declined from 42 percent in mid-June to 31 percent when the official campaign began in September, Paul Herrnson and Clyde Wilcox (1997, 129) concluded that "Clinton's early spending defined the race, inoculated the incumbent against many attacks, and increased negative evaluations of Dole." Although having the later convention helped Clinton by giving him more time to spend his prenomination treasury, his acceptance of the limit imposed by public funding minimized that advantage.
The current administration has cut out the ABA from the prenomination aspect entirely, even for district and court of appeals judges.
The campaign reforms also helped Bill Clinton squeeze out opposition in his own party and put millions of tax dollars into his campaign coffers to run a prenomination race.
KING, MELVILLE WESTON FULLER: CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE UNITED STATES 1888-1910, at 280 (1950) (reporting a prenomination exchange between President Theodore Roosevelt and Massachusetts Senator Henry Cabot Lodge).
To increase electoral competitiveness, we advocate a system of partial public financing for congressional campaigns and we urge the elimination of limits on the amount of support a party may provide to its nominees.(*) We recommend that contribution limits for presidential prenomination and congressional contests be raised and that certain contribution limits be increased dramatically for the limited purpose of helping congressional candidates raise the initial seed money needed to launch a viable campaign.
They helped Bill Clinton chill out intraparty opposition but gave him millions of tax dollars to run a prenomination race he didn't have.
(76) For an enumeration and discussion of Bork's various prenomination statements (written and oral) criticizing Supreme Court precedent, see Nomination of [Judge] Robert H.
A prenomination Los Angeles Times interview with Davidson also managed to avoid referring to Davidsons gender.