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candidate
One who offers himself or is proposed by others for an office, membership, right, or honor
successor
One that follows: one who succeeds to a throne, title, estate or office
slogan
A word or phrase used by a party, a group, or a business to attract attention.
hickory
Any of a genus of No. American hardwood trees of the walnut family often with sweet edible nuts
nominate
To choose as a candidate for election, appointment, or honor; esp: to propose for office
pamphlet
An unbound printed publication with no cover or a paper cover
brochure
a pamphlet
re-election
Another election for a repeat term in office
massacre
The violent, cruel, and indiscriminate killing of a number of persons
spoils system
The practice of distributing public offices and their emoluments as plunder to members of the victorious party
reservation (Indian)
A tract of puclic lands so reserved as an Indian reservation
charter
An instrument in writing issued by the sovereign power of a stae, country, or authority granting, guaranteeing, or defining the rights and duties of the body to which it is issued
stump speech
A speech addressed to the general public esp. during a political campaign
nullify
To take away any legal or binding force.
compromise
To adjust or settle differences by mutual concessions or the thing agreed upon as a result of concessions (Missouri Compromise)
tariff
A schedule of rates or charges of a business or public utility
mandate
An authoritative command, instruction, or direction
distort
To twist out of the true meaning: misrepresent
misrepresent
To give a false or misleading representation of
slander
To make false and defamatory oral statements about a person
national convention
Presidential nominating conventions