But he elected instead to have a very visible affair with a music-hall star.
The American people are deeply frustrated with elected officials in Washington, D.C., right now.
His bid quickly floundered; memorable only for his promise to try to evangelize Chuck Schumer if elected to the Senate.
But whereas before, discipline used to flow from elected leadership down, today it flows from factional leadership up.
Arizona has elected four female governors, the most of any state in the country.
"Seems to me that Eve ought to be elected captain," Tom observed.
Davis entered into active politics when he was elected to Congress in 1844.
He was elected, declared all the eight nomination papers were in order, and then threw the meeting open to questions.
This was to be elected on the basis of a census taken by the county officials.
He was elected by a heavy majority, and it was believed he could hold the office as long as he chose.