Meaning of electioneering in English:


Pronunciation /ɪlɛkʃəˈnɪərɪŋ/

Translate electioneering into Spanish


mass noun
  • Active and energetic participation in a campaign to be elected to public office.

    ‘the election will not be lost or won as the result of a few weeks of electioneering’
    • ‘Weeks of frenetic electioneering have been punctuated by only a few memorable events.’
    • ‘In reality this pledge would apply to very few cases and was dismissed by critics as populist electioneering.’
    • ‘What makes the roadside electioneering so remarkable is how the village seems to be spit exactly down the middle.’
    • ‘We live in an age of perpetual electioneering.’
    • ‘The past few weeks have been a miserable, joyless time of electioneering and campaigning.’
    • ‘Protecting the public purse was a major electioneering message for the candidate and his team.’
    • ‘All 50 states have laws that prohibit electioneering in and around polling places, passing out campaign material, waving signs or otherwise trying to solicit votes.’
    • ‘The party has divided the remaining days of electioneering into two phases.’
    • ‘All that electioneering has cost the hopeful a cool three million rupees ($44,000) in candidate enrolment fees.’
    • ‘Precinct polling locations will be open for residents of municipalities and city schools from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. and will have a marked 50-foot buffer zone concerning electioneering.’