Electioneering
Electioneer E*lec`tion*eer", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Electionered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Electioneering}.] To make interest for a candidate at an election; to use arts for securing the election of a candidate. [1913 Webster]

A master of the whole art of electioneering. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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