Remember, before his reelection, when he guessed that in his second term the GOP “fever” might break?
Clinton famously triangulated his way to reelection, but Republicans remained in charge of both houses.
Because all elected officials want, in the first instance, the path of least resistance to reelection.
And when asked by Blitzer about her plans for reelection as governor in 2010 or about a run for president in 2012, Palin demurred.
Christie returned to his post as Freeholder to finish out his term, and then lost his reelection campaign.
The telegrams came, thick and fast, all pointing joyously to his reelection.
Not a syllable of opposition to his reelection is heard from any quarter.
And it was then, as a result of that trip, that he determined he would run for reelection.
He failed of reelection in 1831 because of his advocacy of reform.
For his own reasons he insisted upon Tammany's turning down an excellent Democratic judge who was a candidate for reelection.
late 13c., from Anglo-French eleccioun, Old French elecion "choice, election, selection" (12c.), from Latin electionem (nominative electio), noun of action from past participle stem of eligere "pick out, select," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + -ligere, comb. form of legere "to choose, read" (see lecture (n.)). Theological sense is from late 14c.