That something was Christie, who announced his candidacy for the State Senate in 1993, against Majority Leader John Dorsey.
For his part, FDR went into the Democratic Party convention refusing to declare his candidacy.
The memory of his candidacy is forcing the party to confront its weaknesses in a way that his real candidacy never could.
His candidacy promised to heal that divide, and that is as big a character narrative as could exist.
The GOP has the difficult task of attempting to undermine Holder's candidacy without being seen as opposing racial progress.
When do you purpose to announce your candidacy for representative?
Earnest demands were heard that his candidacy should be withdrawn.
I have announced my candidacy, and I intend to campaign for it as hard as I can.
Soundness on the Negro question seemed to be the chief test of candidacy.
He did not, as we have seen, follow the example of Clay, who persistently favored his own candidacy.
c.1600s, from Latin candidatus "one aspiring to office," originally "white-robed," past participle of candidare "to make white or bright," from candidus (see candid). Office-seekers in ancient Rome wore white togas.