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campaigner

Definitions of campaigner
  1. noun
    a politician who is running for public office
    synonyms: candidate, nominee
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    dark horse
    a political candidate who is not well known but could win unexpectedly
    favorite son
    a United States politician favored mainly in his or her home state
    running mate
    a nominee for the lesser of two closely related political offices
    spoiler
    a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
    stalking-horse
    a candidate put forward to divide the Opposition or to mask the true candidate
    write-in, write-in candidate
    a candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot and so must be written on the ballot by the voters
    type of:
    pol, political leader, politician, politico
    a person active in party politics
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