Once upon a time, they might have attempted to deny him renomination.
A strong opposition to Judge Latimer's renomination had developed, which was not traceable to any definite source.
He had begun it a few days before to use on the occasion of Clayton's renomination.
Lincoln's renomination was much less opposed by the politicians of Washington.
In 1876 he was again elected, and in 1878 declined a renomination.
He served ten years as probate judge of King county, and at the end of that period declined a renomination.
He served one term in Congress, but had failed to secure a renomination.
As a whole he gave the country a splendid administration, for which he merited a renomination and election as his own successor.
They had refused to vote for his renomination in the Convention of 1864.
He served one term in the senate of Virginia and declined a renomination.
early 15c., "act of mentioning by name," from Middle French nomination (14c.), and directly from Latin nominationem (nominative nominatio) "a naming, designation," from nominare "to name" (see nominate (v.)). Meaning "fact of being proposed as a candidate" is attested from late 15c.