electioneerer


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e·lec·tion·eer

 (ĭ-lĕk′shə-nîr′)
intr.v. e·lec·tion·eered, e·lec·tion·eer·ing, e·lec·tion·eers
To work actively for a candidate or political party.

e·lec′tion·eer′er n.
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The last completed cantos are a ferocious satire on Regency England, unsurpassed except by Dickens (who must surely have known the poem) in Bleak House: Lord Henry was a great electioneerer, Burrowing for boroughs like a rat or rabbit.
"The citizens who conducted the endorsement form should go himself to the election campaign headquarters to handed it the electioneerers," he said, adding that a total of 915,000 endorsement forms have been submitted to the campaigners so far.
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