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"
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.
In a nine-page letter to then Mumbai Congress chief Milind Deora dated May 16, Matondkar stated, "Personal ego issues and complete lack of political maturity displayed by certain key party functionaries of Mumbai North constituency and Mumbai Congress created an atmosphere of distrust and confusion in the entire political campaign. It had a negative and adverse impact on the day-to-day campaigning as well as affected the moral of grass root level party workers."
Assistant Regional Director Betina Aquino of DepEd Cordillera said there is no law that prohibits schools to invite politicians as speakers during their graduation rites but school heads must make sure the activity will not become a political campaign forum.
Twitter on Tuesday rolled out tools in Europe which will make it easier for voters to identify political campaign ads tied to crucial European Parliament elections in May amidst fears of Russian disinformation campaigns and threats of regulatory action.
WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (KUNA) -- A report sent to President Donald Trump on Monday concluded that there was no foreign interference in the 2018 midterm election or political campaign infrastructure.
Thoroughly researched, insightful and well into its eighth edition, Political Campaign Communication: Principles and Practices is a seminal text for anyone interested in a comprehensive understanding of electoral campaigning and the communication strategies undertaken therein.
'We all know that political campaign era comes with much spending by politicians, which automatically aggravates the inflation rate.
in a statement on social media, it further stated that PML-N has suspended its political campaign today (Sunday) to mark the observance of the national day of mourning regarding the Mastung tragedy.
The commission said everyone had the right to freely run his political campaign and directed to avoid creating any hurdles in election campaign of political parties or individuals.
Both the leaders also discussed the current political situation in the country and the ongoing political campaign in the NA-120.