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

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Kim Hyun-soo, who served as vice minister of Food, Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, was nominated as minister.
During the impeachment motion against Roads executive Lucy Wanjiku Kariuki, nearly all the 23 nominated MCAs voted against the motion sponsored by Kaptembwo ward MCA Peter Mwamba Kajwang.
Meru MCAs were at war with each other over the swearing-in of a nominated colleague.
The est raphic lbum New category could see a third ritish creator claiming a top accolade in the form of artist Sean Phillips, who along with writer d rubaker has been nominated for their ground-breaking work on y eroes ae lways een unkies, published by Image Comics.
Earlier Saybek Tugel was nominated by the public association Uly Dala Kyrandary, Kasym-Jomart Tokayev was nominated by Nur Otan party, Amangeldy Taspihov was nominated by trade union federation, Dania Yespaeva was nominated by Ak Jol party, Toleutai Rahimbekov was nominated by the People's Democratic Patriotic Party Auyl.
" Matthew was first nominated for an Oscar in 2011 for his work in "Black Swan." Disney's "Ralph Breaks The Internet" is nominated in the Best Animated Feature category.
The 2005 Palestinian drama was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film award in 2006 and revolved around two childhood friends seeking to carry out suicide attacks in Tel Aviv.
Addressing a joint press conference after submitting the nomination papers of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman for the slot of president from the opposition parties, Ahsan said it had been decided at the Murree meeting of the opposition parties that a consensus candidate would be nominated for the presidential polls.
Mani is most likely to be elected as PCB chairman by the BoG members, because the patron-in-chief has already announced it when he nominated him on the BoG.
Hundreds of nurses were nominated for the 2017-2018 awards.