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Phrases related to: election

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knock upIn the morning as by knocking at the door; rouse; call; summon; also, to go door-to-door on election day to persuade a candidate's supporters to go to the polling station and vote. See also knocker up.Rate it:

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blue stateA state of the United States voting Democratic in a given election, or tending to vote Democratic in general.Rate it:

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caucus raceThe competitive process in which a political party selects their candidate, esp. presidential; a primary election via caucus.Rate it:

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drop the writTo call a federal or provincial election.Rate it:

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front runnerThe most likely winners in a contest, election, etc.Rate it:

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go blueOf states and counties, to be carried by a Democratic candidate in a given U.S. election.Rate it:

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go redOf states or counties, to be carried by a Republican candidate in a given U.S. election.Rate it:

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habemus papamAnnonce de l’élection d’un nouveau pape.Rate it:

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hell-bent for leatherCowboy Poetry Expression; Storm-Out, Fast n Furious!, hell-bent fer an Election!Rate it:

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measure the drapesTo make premature or unwarranted preparations for victory, especially election to public officeRate it:

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measuring the drapesMaking premature or unwarranted preparations for victory, especially election to public officeRate it:

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one-horse raceAn election campaign or other competitive situation in which only one competitor is entered or in which only one competitor has a realistic chance of winning.Rate it:

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put him in to get him outAn election poster catchphrase, and rallying cry, for imprisoned Republicans to be elected to parliament.Rate it:

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put one's name in the hatTo run in an election or to nominate oneself for consideration in some other selection process; to nominate someone other than oneself for such consideration.Rate it:

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red stateA state of the United States voting Republican in a given election, or tending to vote Republican in general.Rate it:

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rig outto expel the holder of an office or other position by means of rigging the election.Rate it:

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stuff the ballot boxTo commit fraud in an election by depositing extra or otherwise illegitimate ballots into the container holding voters' ballots, in an attempt to predetermine the outcome.Rate it:

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sweep the boardTo get enough votes in an election to gain all the seats.Rate it:

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swing stateA state which may vote Democratic or Republican, in a given election or generally; a purple state.Rate it:

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