electioneering

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n electioneering the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    • n electioneering persuasion of voters in a political campaign
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • electioneering Of or pertaining to the influencing of voters before or at an election: as, electioneering practices.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n., adj Electioneering the soliciting of votes and other business of an election
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Usage

In literature:

Electioneering Pictures at Rome, i, 91.
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)" by S. Spooner
So I went out electioneering for my friend and ally, Joe Smithson.
"Sunny Slopes" by Ethel Hueston
When will you write a treatise on electioneering?
"The Story of Cooperstown" by Ralph Birdsall
He pitied electioneering agents.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
He asked after you, recalled the platform electioneering scene at Haworth, and begged to be remembered to you.
"Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle" by Clement K. Shorter
A stiff battle was kept up against electioneering iniquities at Newark.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
Of electioneering tricks I could tell a full score.
"Recollections of Old Liverpool" by A Nonagenarian
Three electioneering ballads, besides a few trivial pieces, make up the whole.
"Robert Burns" by Principal Shairp
Pierce said little during the months of electioneering.
"Expansion and Conflict" by William E. Dodd
Electioneering in rural districts was pure joy.
"Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography" by George William Erskine Russell
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In news:

Atheist group sues over religious electioneering .
Atheist Group Sues over Religious Electioneering .
(AP) _ A central Kansas prosecutor is investigating possible electioneering at polling places during last week's voting.
The McPherson County Attorney is investigating cases of possible electioneering in Tuesday's general election.
Obama squeezes in some electioneering at briefing.
'Forward': Obama gets a little electioneering in during FEMA briefing.
Romney tries to balance hurricane sensitivity with electioneering .
Now that the electioneering frenzy is over, it's time to deal with a problem that looms over our lives.
A misplaced bar code slowed the processing of absentee ballot s in Utah County, frustrating campaigns that rely on voting data for 11th hour electioneering.
Hours later, Governor Cuomo said he would also introduce legislation to regulate electioneering activities by some not for profits that have become increasingly influential players in funding political campaigns .
Electioneering, including wearing anything with a campaign slogan on it, is prohibited within 100 feet of the polling place while the polls are open on Election Day .
Department of Education reviews two petitions alleging electioneering, lax polling place controls.
Bush officials broke electioneering law, federal agency reports.
How the GOP turned the art of electioneering into a science.
(AP) A central Kansas prosecutor is investigating possible electioneering at polling places during last week's voting.
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