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write-in candidate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n write-in candidate a candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot and so must be written on the ballot by the voters
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Usage

In literature:

My object in writing is to let you know that I am a candidate for the appointment.
"Barchester Towers" by Anthony Trollope
I mean not to write my own eulogy, though with the candid and sensitive mind I shall, I trust, succeed in my vindication.
"Beaux and Belles of England" by Mary Robinson
The object which candidates propose to themselves in writing is to convey no meaning at all.
"The Biglow Papers" by James Russell Lowell
Let even a considerable proficiency in their writings be required of candidates for ordination.
"A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians, in the Middle and Higher Classes in this Country, Contrasted with Real Christianity." by William Wilberforce
Personally I hold the opinion that "Candide" is the most humorous piece of human writing in the world.
"Suspended Judgments" by John Cowper Powys
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In news:

Mike Mason is a write-in candidate for Delta County Commissioner from Distict 3.
ANDERSON — A seat on the Anderson County Board of Education has no candidates in the coming election unless someone gets write-in votes.
Clayton County sheriff-elect Victor Hill appears to have blocked an attempted coup by a write-in candidate, according to unofficial results Tuesday night.
Take the "MOCK 2012 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION POLL" and you'll see all of them OR you can write in your own Presidential Candidate.
Macomb Township supervisor to challenge as write-in candidate.
On KPBS Midday Edition, San Diego County Registrar of Voters Deborah Seiler said she saw many write-in votes for fake candidates during Tuesday's primary election.
I usually don't write letters to the editor in support of a candidate, but it is different when it comes to Jack Edmonds.
Veteran healing ministry leaders and best-selling authors Bill Johnson and Randy Clark team up again to write candidly about their ministry in Healing Unplugged : Conversations and Insights From Two Veteran Healing Leaders.
Unsuccessful California write-in mayoral candidate arrested on Election Day for felonies.
Statute says election board members are not to endorse candidates orally, in writing.
I am very pleased to write in support of Judge Jeffrey Wait, who is a candidate for state Supreme Court.
Susan Welch-Rodriguez, the write-in candidate for sheriff in the fall, launched her campaign Web site over the weekend.
The Supreme Court also said write-in candidate Jay Fosle's argument that he should also be placed on the ballot as well had no statutory basis.
I am writing this in support of Curtis Imrie, who is an independent write -in candidate for Colorado House District 60.
A Harlan attorney has has filed to run as a write-in candidate for Harlan City Council in the upcoming November General Election.
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In science:

Carbon-based devices show promising features, so that they are considered as potential candidates to replace silicon based MOSFETs in the future. In this paper a SRAM Cell is designed using CNTFETs at 32nm Technology to reduce write-power dissipation and to reduce the read delay.
Design and modelling of different SRAM's based on CNTFET 32nm technology
Alexander Smirnov told me that he that this idea occured to him already in 1985. 2During the time of writing the preprint appeared, in which Takagi introduces a new candidate for Spec Z.
Blueprints - towards absolute arithmetic?
One way to proceed would be as described above, that is, to write down the generators of Td, compute the associated SU (2) M¨obius transformations and hence derive the form of the invariant polynomials which are allowed in the candidate spectral curve.
BPS Monopoles
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