nominating speech

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an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election

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At the convention, Minnesota Senator Eugene McCarthy gave what the Times called a "rip-roaring" nominating speech for Stevenson:
Instead of trusting his nominating speech to a silver-tongued orator type, he gave the nod to a profoundly speech-impeded guest on his radio show, Fred "The Elephant Boy" Schreiber, whose mush-mouthed proclamations were unintelligible to the audience.
This was the case with ABC in Atlanta in July when the network broke from Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton's nominating speech to present a Jeff Greenfield story on Dukakis's early political careen (In that case, ABC may hue done Dukakis a favor, as Clinton's speech was one of the less gripping events of the 1988 Democratic convention.
Watters of the results of the proxy contest during a nominating speech at the recent shareholder's meeting in front of many shareholders and in advance of final voting was completely inappropriate.
President Bill Clinton's nominating speech to the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night was among the most highly anticipated political deliveries in recent memory.
Who can forget his 1964 nominating speech for Barry Goldwater in which he railed against this "socialist" program?
He gave the nominating speech for Hubert Humphrey at the Democratic National Convention in 1968 and was rumored to be in the running for the vice presidential nomination.
The seventh grader is the daughter of Connecticut State Senator Bill Aniskovich and delivered his nominating speech earlier this year.