candidate


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  • noun

Synonyms for candidate

Synonyms for candidate

a person who applies for or seeks something, such as a job or position

Synonyms for candidate

someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc

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PML-N candidate of district council from UC Gorini, Mazhar Abbassi secured 5800 votes and won the contest his opponent PTI candidate Jamal Abbassi got 2600 votes.
Not all candidate appearances in church violate the Internal Revenue Code, but an event that has all the trappings of a campaign rally the Sunday before the election clearly does.
For instance, a candidate might be a celebrity, a military leader or an expert in a nonpolitical field.
These "walls" provided many opportunities for the teacher candidate to introduce the elementary students to not only different geographical lands and regions, and cultures but also abstract walls, such as walls of prejudice, peace, or hatred.
Description: A candidate for membership must be substantially engaged in consulting actuarial practice; in work as an actuary of a governmental unit; in work as an Enrolled Actuary; in work at an insurance company; or in teaching actuarial science and satisfy any one of three independent criteria.
As in a previous forum, the strongest attacks against the current city government came from mayoral candidate Gaynor, who ran unsuccessfully against Roberts in 2004 and 2002, and from council candidate Abber, who ran for mayor in 2000 and 2002.
The candidate must devote a minimum of 75% of full-time professional effort to the goals of this award.
Once, when Lavigna was helping a technical college find a new president, one smooth candidate finessed the reason he left his former job.
It also prohibits corporations--including most nonprofits--from using soft money to run broadcast advertisements mentioning a federal candidate in that candidate's electorate within a narrow window of 30 days of a primary election or 60 days of a general election.
Although Shrum has never put anyone in the White House, in the bizarro world of Democratic politics, he's seen as a kingmaker--merely hiring the media strategist gives a candidate such instant credibility with big-ticket liberal funders that John Kerry and John Edwards fought a fierce battle heading into the 2004 primaries to lure Shrum to their camps.
As noted last week, "many media outlets have reported that Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, in a recent memorandum addressed to US Bishops, gave approval for voting for pro-abortion candidates as long as the voter agreed with the candidate on other serious issues.
And in Florida, where 27 electoral votes are up for grabs, the race could be as tight as it was in 2000, when Bush beat Democratic candidate Al Gore by a mere 537 votes (see "Cliffhanger," p.
Being a 'good' candidate is no longer good enough--instead people have to be great and have not only English and academic credentials but an excellent and provable track record as well.
Since the article didn't attempt to answer the very question it poses, I will offer that there is one such brave man worthy of electing: Libertarian candidate for president, Michael Badnarik.