[syn: campaigning, candidacy, candidature, electioneering, political campaign]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
A master of the whole art of electioneering.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: persuasion of voters in a political campaign [syn:
electioneering, bell ringing, canvassing]
2: the campaign of a candidate to be elected [syn:
campaigning, candidacy, candidature, electioneering,