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To sign a paper or document, thereby making it possible for the rights represented therein to pass to another individual. Also spelled indorse.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

endorse (indorse)

v. 1) to sign one's name to the back of a check, bill of exchange or other negotiable instrument with the intention of making it cashable or transferable. 2) to pledge support to a program, proposal, or candidate. (See; endorsement)

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The 501(c)(4) groups can also endorse and help elect opposing candidates.
Until the McCain-Feingold bill was passed, many groups on both the left and right used 527 organizations as a conduit to pay for independent television commercials that worked for but did not specifically endorse candidates.
In spite of 20 years of court battles over their constitutionality, FCC rules still require stations that endorse candidates to offer reply time to spokespeople for all opposing candidates.
Unlike broadcasters and cable, newspapers are not required to provide free space for responses from opponents of those they endorse. (Senator Mitch McConnell, an opponent of campaign reform, complains that it would cost $33,000 just to buy an eighth of a page in The New York Times to contend with a Times editorial in comparable space.)
He has always been a strong public school advocate and did not endorse government support for private schools.
But, evidently, his idea of branching out is to endorse term limits.
Yet he also added, "I'm proud to endorse my good friend Konni for State Senate" and "I urge voters in her district to support her." On Tuesday, in an email to supporters, Burton described Cruz's endorsement as "a shot of adrenaline for our campaign."
But I will never endorse a cigarette brand as I feel it is a wrong habit and very harmful for health." " While one can drink responsibly, smoking becomes a fast habit.
He also said in June that he did not intend to endorse in competitive primaries for open seats.