noncandidacy

noncandidate

[non-kan-di-deyt, -dit]
noun
a person who has not yet announced his or her availability for election to a political office or who has declared himself or herself not a candidate.

Origin:
1940–45; non- + candidate

noncandidacy, noun
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noncandidate

noun
someone who has announced they are not a candidate; especially a politician who has announced that he or she is not a candidate for some political office 
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