Given how much each had already invested in their candidate, what choice did they have but to believe him?
Just as no candidate spoke up in prior debates when audience members cheered executions and yelled, "Let him die!"
It does give a candidate that stamp of approval if they have Jim in their corner.
From a purely political standpoint, large families can cut for or against a candidate.
This means that the much-touted group, which has gained ballot access in over half the country, will not put forward a candidate.
I have not been and shall not be a candidate for re-nomination.
I've given them to understand that I'll be a candidate if they'll have me.
Said I was the man to see if you was a candidate, didn't he?
It's denied, you know, that he intends to come forward as a candidate in Morbihan.
The events of last night will, of course, make it impossible for you to again appear in the Division as a candidate.
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.