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candidate

noun applicant, aspirant, aspirer, challenger, competitor, contender, contestant, desirer, entrant, hopeful, job seeker, nominee, office hunter, office seeker, petitioner, political aspirant, political contestant, runner, seeker, struggler
Associated concepts: candidate for election, candidate for political office, candidate for public office, judicial candiiate, legislative candidate, political candidate
See also: contender, contestant, politician, probationer, prospect, rival

CANDIDATE. One who offers himself or is offered by others for an office.

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They agreed, and incorporated the restoration of dual candidacy in the Wales Act 2014.
I expected the rule of law to be followed and the CEP to respect an Order from the Judiciary certifying my candidacy.
In order to clear the way for an atmosphere of coordinated work and to give a chance to a new candidate from Batman province who will surely contribute more to the party in terms of the AK Party entering the election stronger, I withdrew my deputy candidacy from the AK Party," Ekmen wrote on his Twitter account.
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The speaker left Lebanon on a personal trip after he filed his candidacy for the parliamentary elections," his office said Thursday.
Garza has released a copy of the Declaration of Candidacy filed with the County Judge's Office in a proactive move of transparency, an example of openness and honesty he hopes to bring to Potter County if elected in November.
Al-Sisi's legal adviser Mohamed Bah Abu Shaqqa had presented the commission with Al-Sisi's application for candidacy on 14 April.
The head of state handed over the dossier for his candidacy in the April 17 election to the constitutional council, the national news agency APS reported.
On Saturday, tens of thousands of people backed his candidacy at a rally in Cairo, after the field marshal said he wanted to gauge 'public demand'.
Talking to the press after filing his candidacy, Kyprianou said that he doesn't seek election for personal gain or to use the position as a stepping stone for something more.
The Asian group will meet later this week to endorse Jordan's candidacy.
A committee reviewing his appointment raised questions about the incident, and Frenkel decided to withdraw his candidacy.