Usage examples for nominee

  1. William thus yielded on practically all the points at issue, but prided himself on having obtained the right of rejecting a papal nominee. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  2. In 1858 Mr. Douglas was generally recognized as the ablest man in the Democratic party, and it was thought that two years later, he would be the Democratic nominee for president, and as the Democrats were in the majority he would certainly be the next president of the United States. – Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln by James H. Shaw
  3. So I'm told that he's just coming to pay us a last visit, in order to advise the people to accept a sort of nominee of his as his successor. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  4. If I do, it will certainly not be for Mr. Brithwood's nominee. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  5. Failing to get its nominee chosen as Vice President on the Republican ticket, the Klan swung its full attention to the Democratic convention in Madison Square Garden in New York. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  6. It is seldom difficult to get their votes for the nominee of the prefect. – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville
  7. I will only say that the first in the ring is the nominee of our friend and host, Sir Timothy Brast; second comes the nominee of Lord Meadowson. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. And to- day all the country was asking: Have the leaders agreed on a nominee; if so, which one? – The New Boy at Hilltop by Ralph Henry Barbour
  9. They had declared war with a squadron of five ships upon a single man; that man, late king of the group, was in hiding on the mountains; and their own nominee, backed by German guns and bayonets, sat in his stead in Mulinuu. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  10. This created a wonderful excitement, and the vote of Illinois became in favor of Lincoln as the nominee for president. – Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln by James H. Shaw
  11. McClellan, the Democratic nominee. – Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln by James H. Shaw
  12. Senator Cassidy, who was elected as a Democrat in 1873, and who had voted for Mr. Bruce, the Republican caucus nominee, for United States Senator, had in the mean time publicly identified himself with the Republican party, thus following in the footsteps of his able and illustrious father, Judge Hiram Cassidy, Sr. – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch
  13. Dr. Thomas O'Connor, the Westinghouse psionics man, was the next nominee. – Brain Twister by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  14. It was in the Chancellor's gift; the Lord Privy Seal said a word to his colleague; the Chancellor cordially accepted " the nominee of Lord and Lady Holland"; and that nominee was Sydney Smith. – Sydney Smith by George W. E. Russell
  15. When the king pronounced this election irregular and demanded the removal of the President and the acceptance of his second nominee, the fellows declared themselves unable thus to violate their statutes, even at royal command, and were accordingly driven out. – The Charm of Oxford by J. Wells
  16. Five or ten minutes may have passed when a man named Reid, who had run for the post of Sub- Sheriff the year before, and had failed to beat Johnson's nominee Jarvis, rose from his chair and asked abruptly: " Sheriff, do you reckon to take any of us uns with you to- morrow?" – Elder Conklin and Other Stories by Frank Harris