unelectable

unelectable

not capable of, or having a reasonable chance of getting elected, as to public office
Not to be confused with:
ineluctable – not to be avoided or overcome; inescapable

un·e·lect·a·ble

 (ŭn′ĭ-lĕk′tə-bəl)
adj.
Being such that election, as to high office, is difficult or impossible: The candidate's private life rendered him unelectable.

unelectable

(ˌʌnɪˈlɛktəbəl)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (of a political party, candidate, etc) not likely to be elected
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The MP criticised Raila, saying the ODM leader was "unelectable." 'We have supported and voted for him before, we don't want to gamble with our votes in 2022 because we want to be in government,' Osoro said.
Buhari in 2010 as 'unelectable' is now prancing about in defence of Buhari's incompetent and anti-democratic administration, to the extent of issuing death threats to others, just to secure his place under a dictatorial administration.
I HEARD that our former top Brexit negotiator, David Davis, has advised his colleagues that the so called Chequers approach would make the Tory Party unelectable in the future.
But a Labour source said: "He is not currently other members of Trotskyite group known as the Militant Tendency were widely blamed for making the party unelectable during Kinnock's tenure.
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Labour will remain unelectable if another left-winger leads the party, but would win the next General Election by a landslide if Andy Burnham were in charge.
Once labelled unelectable, he was met with football style chants of "Oh, Jeremy Corbyn".
I very much doubt that every Conservative supporter is happy that the party has lost a decent enough majority to a party that was led by according to the right wing press in London an unelectable left wing communist!
1) The Labour party has lurched so far to the left that they are currently totally unelectable. 2) Labour is unfortunately under the irresponsible influence of the silly 'Momentum' group.
Mr Blenkinsop has used the press and social media to remind us all just how unelectable he says the Labour Party is these days.
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It's an amazing job" Actress Thandie Newton "Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected as leader and we have to ensure that the mantra of being unelectable doesn't become a self-fulfilling prophecy" Labour former home secretary Alan Johnson "There is nowhere more evil than an English village because it breeds mistrust, suspicion and bitterness" Midsomer Murders screenwriter Anthony Horowitz