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electioneering

Definitions of electioneering
  1. noun
    persuasion of voters in a political campaign
    synonyms: bell ringing, canvassing
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    type of:
    persuasion, suasion
    the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
  2. noun
    the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    synonyms: campaigning, candidacy, candidature, political campaign
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    front-porch campaign, front-porch campaigning
    a campaign in which the candidate makes speeches but does not travel
    hustings
    the activities involved in political campaigning (especially speech making)
    whispering campaign
    the organized dissemination of derogatory rumors designed to discredit a candidate
    stumping
    campaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches)
    type of:
    campaign, cause, crusade, drive, effort, movement
    a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
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