How to use Candidates in a sentence
There weren't many candidates fitting that description.
Us sheriff candidates have to practice.
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Though votes were often cast for ten names, there were but two real candidates before the convention, Grant and Blaine.
By the majority of Republicans, at least, he was considered to have cleared himself completely, and in the Republican national convention he missed by only twenty-eight votes the nomination for president, being finally beaten by a combination of the supporters of all the other candidates.Advertisement
These laws vary greatly in their details from state to state, but they all aim at enabling the voters to exercise a free and unfettered voice in the selection of their candidates, and they have created a regular system of elections of candidates preliminary to the election of office-holders from among the candidates.
At the last revision of the Book of Common Prayer an addition was made to the service by prefixing to it a solemn renewal of their baptismal vows by the candidates; and, in the teeth of history and the wording of the service, this has often been taken to be the essential feature of confirmation.
An excited controversy having arisen about the result of the balloting in the states of South Carolina, Florida, Oregon and Louisiana, the two parties in Congress in order to allay a crisis dangerous to public peace agreed to pass an act referring all contested election returns to an extraordinary commission, called the "Electoral Commission" (q.v.), which decided each contest by eight against seven votes in favour of the Republican candidates.
To this list should also be added the Oxford and Cambridge preliminary examination for candidates for holy orders, with which he was from the first most closely identified.
An application for leave to withdraw a petition must be supported by affidavits from all the parties to the petition and their solicitors, and by the election agents of all of the parties who were candidates at the election.Advertisement
Under the Massachusetts law, which is considered the best by reformers, the names of candidates for each office are arranged alphabetically on a " blanket " ballot, as it is called from its size, and the elector places a mark opposite the names of such candidates as he may wish to vote for.
Other states, New York for example, have the blanket system, but the names of the candidates are arranged in party columns.
Still other states allow the grouping on one ballot of all the candidates of a single party, and there would be therefore as many separate ballots in such states as there were parties in the "field.
In some states women are allowed to vote on certain questions, or for the candidates for certain offices, especially school officials; and in four of the Western states women have the same rights of suffrage as men.
The average American citizen is only too prone to carry his national political predilections into local elections, and to vote for the local nominees of his party, without regard to the question of fitness of candidates and the fundamental difference of issues involved.Advertisement
This tendency to vote the entire party ticket is the more pronounced because under the system of voting in use in many of the states all the candidates of the party are arranged on one ticket, and it is much easier to vote a straight or unaltered ticket than to change or " scratch " it.
On the other hand, if local elections are held on the " off " or odd year, and there be no national or state candidates, the voter feels much more free to select only those candidates whom he considers best qualified for the various offices.
In the state of New York the act which seeks to prevent corrupt practices relies in like manner on the efficacy of publicity, but it is less effective than the Massachusetts law in that it provides simply for the filing by the candidates themselves of sworn statements of their own expenses.
As a matter of fact he does commonly contribute to the party treasury, though in the case of certain candidates, particularly those for the presidency and for judicial offices, financial contributions are not general.
On the other hand, in a Congressional election in a certain district in Massachusetts, the only expenditure of one of the candidates was for the two cent stamp placed on his letter of acceptance.Advertisement
His speech at Birmingham (November 14, 1907), fully accepting the principles of Mr Chamberlain's fiscal policy, proved epoch-making in consolidating the Unionist party - except for a small number of free-traders, like Lord Robert Cecil, who continued to hold out - in favour of tariff reform; and during 1908 the process of recuperation went on, the by-elections showing toamarked degree the increased popular support given to the Unionist candidates.
The same law prescribes conditions under which children between fourteen and eighteen years of age may be employed in the manufacture of white-lead, red-lead, paints, phosphorus, poisonous acids, tobacco or cigars, in mercantile establishments, stores, hotels, offices or in other places requiring protection to their health or safety; and it forbids the employment of boys under sixteen years of age or of girls under eighteen years of age in such factories or establishments more than ten hours a day (unless it be to prepare for a short day) or for more than fifty-eight hours to be chosen for the same term of service each voter shall vote for one only, and when three are to be chosen he shall vote for no more than two; candidates highest in vote shall be declared elected."
We learn both from Iamblichus6 and Porphyry' that Pythagoras practised the diagnosis of the characters of candidates for pupilage before admitting them, although he seems to have discredited the current physiognomy of the schools, as he rejected Cylo, the Crotonian, on account of his professing these doctrines, and thereby was brought into some trouble.
It was at Elis, in the gymnasium, that candidates from all parts of Greece were tested, before they were admitted to the athletic competitions at Olympia.
Every feudal court and castle was in fact a school of chivalry, and although princes and great personages were rarely actually pages or squires, the moral and physical discipline through which they passed was not in any important particular different from that to which less exalted candidates for knighthood were subjected.'Advertisement
The Academy of Sciences and Arts on a vacancy nominates three candidates, from which one is selected by the king.
Distance learning and online business doctoral degree candidates are not always excused from these requirements.
Bezout, appointed examiner, of naval candidates.
John P. Hale and Leicester King as president and vice-president respectively, but in the spring of 1848 it withdrew its candidates and joined the "free soil" movement.
These candidates, however, received no electoral votes and a popular vote of only 156,149, of which but 25,329 were polled in New York, By 1856 they abandoned their separate organization and joined the movement which resulted in the formation of the powerful Republican party, of which the Free Soil party was the legitimate precursor.
From 1837 to 1841 he was vicepresident of the United States, to which position he was elected over Francis Granger, by the Senate, none of the four candidates for the vice-presidency having received a majority of the electoral votes.
The number of seats to be filled is divided by the number of parties or candidates, and then they are distributed in the proportion of the total followers or voters of each.
In an electoral district with 32,000 votes which returns eight deputies, four parties send up candidates, let us say, eight Catholics, eight Liberals, eight Socialists and one Catholic-Democrat.
On the 28th of January 1831, the congress proceeded to the election of a king, and out of a number of candidates the choice fell on the duke of Nemours, second son of Louis Philippe, but he declined the office.
It was for this reason that the name of Leopold of Saxe-Coburg, the widower of Princess Charlotte of England, had not been placed among the candidates in January.
He was elected after a fierce struggle between two other candidates, Paschal and Theodore.
Still more curious, and almost peculiar to Pompeii, are the numerous writings painted upon the walls, which have generally a semipublic character, such as recommendations of candidates for municipal offices, advertisements, &c., and the scratched inscriptions (graffiti), which are generally the mere expression of individual impulse and feeling, frequently amatory, and not uncommonly conveyed in rude and imperfect verses.
In 1834 Lincoln was elected (second of four successful candidates, with only 14 fewer votes than the first) a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, to which he was re-elected in 1836, 1838 and 1840, serving until 1842.
If (as in the case of several candidates) an absolute majority over all the others has not been declared, a test election (Stichwahl) takes place between the two candidates who have received the greatest number of votes.
In case of an equal number of votes being cast for both candidates, the decision is by lot.
All candidates, from whatever source they come, are subject to approval or rejection by their brother officers before being definitively commissioned.
They were important because they could maintain the impotence of the crown to check disorder by imposing conditions upon candidates for the throne, and by taking care that no prince powerful enough to be dangerous to themselves should be elected to this position.
In 1874 they secured nine seats in the Reichstag, in 1877 twelve, and nearly 500,000 votes were given to Socialist candidates.
Under his influence the Conservatives and National Liberals formed a coalition or Cartel by which each agreed to support the candidates of the other.
Borromeo, therefore, established seminaries, colleges and communities for the education of candidates for holy orders.
Dandolo was one of the candidates, but Count Baldwin of Flanders was elected and crowned on the 23rd of May.
The influence of the Church is also favourable to the Slav races, not so much from principle as owing to the fact that they supply more candidates for ordination than the Germans.
Rumanians These allotments were slightly modified at the polls by the victory of some Social Democratic candidates not susceptible of strict racial classification.
A civic league attempts to give a non-partisan estimate of all municipal candidates.
The P4JrJy dispute began with a struggle over the succession in relations the principality of Karaman, where the two sultans favored rival candidates, and the Ottoman sultan ur ey.
Prejudice and real or imaginary legal obstacles stood in the way of the erection of episcopal sees in the colonies; and though in the 17th century Archbishop Laud had attempted to obtain a bishop for Virginia, up to the time of the American revolution the churchmen of the colonies had to make the best of the legal fiction that their spiritual needs were looked after by the bishop of London, who occasionally sent commissaries to visit them and ordained candidates for the ministry sent to England for the purpose.
In this department Schurz put in force his theories in regard to merit in the Civil Service, permitting no removals except for cause, and requiring competitive examinations for candidates for clerkships; he reformed the Indian Bureau and successfully opposed a bill transferring it to theWar Department; and he prosecuted land thieves and attracted public attention to the necessity of forest preservation.
It has a handsome church with twin spires, and training colleges for schoolmasters and theological candidates.
Three other candidates, however, Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and Henry Clay, were otherwise put in the field.
It called for a legislature of two branches, one chosen by the people and based on free population (or on wealth) and the other chosen by the first out of candidates nominated by the state legislatures; a majority vote only was required in each house; and Congress was to have a negative on such state legislation as seemed to the Congress to contravene the articles of the Union.
The term of senators is four years, that of representatives two years; and in the election of representatives since 1870 there has been a provision for "minority" representation, under which by cumulative voting each voter may cast as many votes for one candidate as there are representatives to be chosen, or he may distribute his votes (giving three votes to one candidate, or 12 votes each to two candidates, or one vote each to three candidates), the candidate or candidates receiving the highest number of votes being elected.
In 1903 the legislature authorized the municipal ownership of public service corporations, and in 1906 the city of Chicago took steps to acquire ownership of its street railways - a movement which seemed to have spent its force in 1907, when the municipal ownership candidates were defeated in the city's elections - and in 1902 the right of that city to regulate the price of gas was recognized by the United States Circuit Court of Appeals.
Two years later these elements formally organized as the Republican Party, though that name had been used locally in 1854, and elected their candidates for state offices.
The first part was conducted in private by the chancellor and four examiners (temptatores in cameris), and included an inquiry into the candidate's residence, attendance at lectures, and performance of exercises, as well as examination in prescribed books; those candidates adjudged worthy were admitted to the more important examination before the faculty, and the names of successful candidates were sent to the chancellor in batches of eight or more at a time, arranged in order of merit.
The competitive system was developed considerably at Louvain, and in the 15th century the candidates for the mastership of arts were divided into three classes (rigorosi, honour-men; transibiles, pass-men; gratiosi, charity-passes), while a fourth, which was not published, contained the names of those who failed.
At the Cambridge tripos (as described by Jebb in 1774, Remarks, &c., pp. 20-31) the first twenty-four candidates were also selected by a preliminary test; they were then divided further into " wranglers" (the disputants, par excellence) and Senior Optimes, the next twelve on the list being called the Junior Optimes.
The studies fell in the 18th century into an " abject state," from which they were first raised by a statute passed in 1800 (Report of Oxford University Commission of 1850-1852, p. 60 et seq.), under which distinctions were first allotted to the ablest candidates for the bachelor's degree.
Further changes were made in 1807 and 1825; and in 1830 a distinction was made between honours examinations of a more difficult character, at which successful candidates were divided into four classes, and pass examinations of an easier character.
The abolition of order of merit at this examination was decided on in 1 9 06, and names of candidates appeared in this order for the last time in 1909.
Until a few years ago the successful candidates at the licentiateship were arranged in order of merit.
They recommended that the examination should be conducted by external and internal examiners, representing in each case the examining body and the school staff respectively, and that reports on the school work of candidates should be available for reference by the examiners (circular of the Board of Education of 12th of July 1904).
In written examinations the candidates are, as a rule, supplied with a number of printed questions, of which they must answer all, or a certain proportion, within a given time, Written.
It may be objected that candidates are heavily handicapped by nervousness in oral examinations, but this objection does not afford sufficient ground for rejecting the test, provided that it is supplemented by others.
At the French examinations for the prix de Rome the candidates are required to execute a painting in a given number of days, under strict supervision (en loge).
It must again be decided whether the financial circumstances of candidates are to be taken into account; are scholarships intended as prizes, or as a means of enabling poor students to obtain a university education ?
The element of chance, which prevails in the region on either side of the border between pass and failure, obviously prevails equally on either side of the border between " classes," where candidates are classified; it has been suggested by Dr Schuster that numerical order should accompany classification so as to avoid the creation of an artificial gap between the last candidate in one class and the highest in the next.
Edgeworth's objection to such an argument is that the number of uncertainties is far less when candidates are classed than when they are placed in ostensible order of merit.
The successful candidates are compared a year later on the results of another examination in which there is again a choice, though a much more limited one.
An examiner may have underestimated the time required to answer the questions which he has set; this will be obvious if with a large number of candidates (say 300 or 400) none approaches the maximum mark.
Examinations as tests of the knowledge of isolated facts are necessarily of relatively small value, because the memory of such facts is transient; and memorization of a large number of facts for examination purposes is generally admitted to be specially transient; the " knowledge-test," considered apart from a test of capacity, is in fact not a test of permanent knowledge, but of the power of retaining facts for a length of time which it is impossible to estimate and which with some candidates extends over a few weeks only.
At the French agregation candidates are given twenty-four hours for the preparation of a lecture of this kind.
In 1619 he founded a seminary for theological candidates at Nagyszombat, and in 1623 laid the foundations of a similar institution at Vienna, the still famous Pazmanaeum, at a cost of 200,000 florins.
In addition, Henry Clay and Andrew Jackson were also candidates.
Of the other four, Jackson received 99 electoral votes, Adams 84, Crawford 41, and Clay 37; as no one had a majority, the decision was made by the House of Representatives, which was confined in its choice to the three candidates who had received the largest.
At the beginning of 1123 he was chosen from among several candidates to be archbishop of Canterbury, and as he refused to admit that Thurstan, archbishop of York, was independent of the see of Canterbury, this prelate refused to consecrate him, and the ceremony was performed by his own suffragan bishops.
The Republican candidates, Jefferson and Aaron Burr, receiving equal votes, it devolved upon the House of Representatives, in accordance with the system which then obtained, to make one of the two president, the other vicepresident.
But in the midst of the festivities with which he was entertaining Paris, the duke found that Louis ventured to refuse his candidates for office, and on the 24th of September the new king left abruptly for Touraine.
There followed on the part of the British authorities, interference in Chitral, ending in an expedition in 1895 and the ejection of the local chiefs in favour of candidates amenable to British influence.
By dissolving the Chamber early in 1897 and favouring Radical candidates in the general election, he paved the way for the outbreak of May 1898, the suppression of which entailed considerable bloodshed and necessitated a state of siege at Milan, Naples, Florence and Leghorn.
In many districts the Nationalists' candidates promised that if they were returned immediate independence would follow.
In 1898 the House of the Resurrection at Mirfield, near Huddersfield, became the centre of the community; in 1903 a college for training candidates for orders was established there, and in the same year a branch house, for missionary work, was set up in Johannesburg in South Africa.
We hear of the extraordinary agreement made by two candidates for the consulship in Caesar's interest with the sitting consuls of 54 B.C., which Cicero says he hardly ventures to put on paper.
The opposition was headed by Ali, Zobair, Talha, both as leading men among the Emigrants and as disappointed candidates for the Caliphate.
Jackson obtained the largest number of votes (99) in the electoral college (Adams receiving 84, Crawford 41 and Clay 37); but no one had an absolute majority, and it thus became the duty of the House of Representatives to choose one of the three candidates - Adams, Jackson and Crawford - who had received the greatest numbers of electoral votes.
In ordinary life we may say, " All men are mortal," " All centaurs are figments," " All square circles are impossibilities," " All candidates arriving five minutes late are fined " (the last proposition being an example of the identification of categorical with hypothetical in Keynes's Formal Logic).
But of these universal propositions the first imperfectly expresses a categorical belief in existing things, the second in thinkable things, and the third in nameable things, while the fourth is a slipshod categorical expression of the hypothetical belief, " If any candidates arrive late they are fined."
In the national elections of 1860 Virginia returned a majority of unionist electors as against the secession candidates, Breckinridge and Lane, many of the large planters voting for the continuance of the Union, and many of the smaller slave-owners supporting the secessionists.
The " seminary system " came into being - that is, the custom of obliging candidates for ordination to spend several years in a theological college, whence lay influences were carefully excluded.
Instead of being brought up in diocesan seminaries, centres of provincial narrowness, candidates for ordination were to be collected into a few large colleges set up in university towns.
On his return to England he became for a period vice-president of St Edmund's College, Ware, at that time the chief seminary for candidates for the priesthood in the south of England.
An act of 1909 provides that election campaign expenses shall be borne "only by the state and by the candidates," and authorized appropriations for this purpose.
This disabled caelibes from receiving an inheritance unless the testator were related to them within the sixth degree; it limited the amount which a wife could take by a husband's will, or the husband by the wife's, unless they had children; and preference was given to candidates for office in proportion to the number of their children.'
The modern Greek custom is "(a) that most candidates for Holy Orders are dismissed from the episcopal seminaries shortly before being ordained deacons, in order that they may marry (their partners being in fact mostly daughters of clergymen), and after their marriage, return to the seminaries in order to take the higher orders; (b) that, as priests, they still continue the marriages thus contracted, but may not remarry on the death of their wife; and (c) that the Greek bishops, who may not continue their married life, are commonly not chosen out of the ranks of the married secular clergy, but from among the monks."
In addition to the prerogatives commonly invested in his office, the president is authorized to supervise the judiciary, to nominate candidates for the higher ecclesiastical offices, to intervene in the enforcement of ecclesiastical decrees, papal bulls, &c., to exercise supervisory police powers, and to appoint the intendants of provinces and the governors of departments, who in turn appoint the sub-delegates and inspectors of subordinate political divisions.
Directly and indirectly, therefore, the administration of all these political divisions is in the hands of the president, who, in like manner, makes and controls the appointments of all judicial functionaries, subject, however, to receiving recommendations of candidates from the courts and to submitting appointments to the approval of the council of state.
At the opening of 1901 the country was chiefly interested in the forthcoming presidential election, for which the candidates were Don Pedro Montt (Conservative and Clerical) currency once more on an inconvertible paper money P P Y basis until 1902.
Had it not been that there were two candidates in the field, the contention would have resembled that which arose shortly after Tahmasps accession.
Thus, too, as " children of Light," candidates for ordination and novices about to take the vows carry lights when they come before the bishop; and the same idea underlies the custom of carrying lights at weddings, at the first communion, and by priests going to their first mass, though none of these are liturgically prescribed.
In the Orange River Colony the first elections under the self-government constitution were held in November 1907, and out of 38 seats in the House of Assembly Oranjie Unie candidates secured 2 9.
The same methods enabled them to obstruct the election of Republican and Independent candidates.
Its real strength was masked by the system which enabled any ministry in power to control the election of candidates to the cortes.
The failure of the dictatorship and the inability of the monarchists to agree upon any common policy had discredited the existing regime, and at the general election of August 1910 the Republican candidates in Lisbon 1910.
In 1833 Altenstein appointed Trendelenburg extraordinary professor in Berlin, and four years later he was advanced to an ordinary professorship. For nearly forty years he proved himself markedly successful as an academical teacher, during the greater part of which time he had to examine in philosophy and pedagogics all candidates for the scholastic profession in Prussia.
Candidates for the diplomatic and consular services have to undergo the same training and pass the same examinations, i.e.
The Committee of 1903 was appointed to inquire, inter alia, whether the limits of age-25 to 50 - for candidates should be altered, and whether service as a vice-consul for a certain period should be required to qualify for promotion to the rank of consul; whether means could not be adopted to give consular officers opportunities of increasing their practical knowledge of commercial matters and to bring them more into personal contact with the commercial community.
A proportion of the vacancies are reserved for competition amongst candidates who have had actual commercial experience.
Before 1897 the administration of the state was controlled by the Republican party; but in 1896 Democrats, Populists and those Republicans who believed in free coinage of silver united, and until 1902 elected a majority of all candidates for state offices.
Though there were several foreign candidates, the estates unanimously elected George of Podébrad, who had now for some time administered the country.
King Sigismund of Poland, the dukes Louis and William of Bavaria, several other German princes, as well as several Bohemian noblemen, of whom Leo of Rozmital was the most important, were also candidates.
Forty days afterwards the electoral assembly meets, under his presidency, and proceeds to make a list of twenty candidates (at the present day they must be metropolitans), who may be proposed either by the members of the electoral assembly or by any of the metropolitans of the patriarchate by letter.
The archbishop is chosen, from a list of candidates submitted by the monks of St Catherine, by the patriarch of Jerusalem and his Synod; and the patriarch consecrates him.
In the election of the following year he attracted a large part of the "Whig and Anti-Masonic vote of the Middle and Western states and led among the candidates opposing Van Buren, but received only 73 electoral votes while Van Buren received 170.
After a closely contested election in which six members of Congress were chosen on a general ticket, although there was an apparent Democratic majority of about one hundred votes (in a total of 57,000), two county clerks rejected as irregular sufficient returns from townships to elect five Whig candidates to whom the state board of canvassers (mostly Whigs and headed by the Whig governor, William Pennington) gave commissions under the broad seal of the state.
Hunter, of Virginia, a Democrat and a compromise candidate, was elected to the position; and on the 28th of February 1839 the Democratic candidates were admitted to their seats, to which a congressional committee, reporting afterwards, declared them entitled.'
Candidates are nominated in writing by a nomination paper signed by a proposer and seconder, and subscribed by eight other assenting county electors of the division; and in the event of there being more valid nominations than vacancies a poll has to be taken in the manner prescribed by the Ballot Act 1872.
The nomination and election of candidates and the procedure at the election are the same as have already been described in the case of the election of county councillors.
Candidates for the rite must have been confirmed, be adequately instructed in the elements of the Christian faith, and be able to read and write.
Thus a thorough-going opposition was offered to the Education Act of 1902, and whole-hearted support accorded to candidates at the general election of 1906 who pledged themselves to altering that measure.
In the later battle of Kossovo of 14 4 8, between the Hungarians, led by Hunyadi Janos and the sultan Hungary Murad II., the Walachian contingent treacherously surrendered to the Turks; but this did not hinder the prevalent laxity of marriage, the frequency of divorce, and the fact that illegitimate children could succeed as well as those born in lawful wedlock, by multiplying the candidates for the voivodeship and preventing any regular system of succession, contributed much to the internal confusion of the country.
The examinations are open to candidates irrespective of where they have studied, but under the Higher Education Act grants are paid to seven colleges that specially devote themselves to preparing students for the graduation courses.
As the general election approached he responded heartily to Mr. Lloyd George's proposal that the Coalition should be continued, and that the country should be definitely invited to return candidates who should undertake to support the Coalition Government; and he joined with him in issuing the letters or certificates, nicknamed " coupons," accepting Coalition candidates.
Candidates for the United States Senate are voted for in the primaries, and between 1904 and 1909 candidates for the state legislature were required to say whether or not they would support the people's choice for United 1 The constitution set 30 as the maximum number of senators, 60 as the maximum number of representatives, and provided for 16 senators and 34 representatives in 1857-1860.
Any portion of a county containing as many as 150 inhabitants may be incorporated as a town or city, and as such it possesses complete self-government in all purely local matters, even 2 Before 1904, under a law of 1901, the people voted for candidates for the United States Senate, but the legislative assembly was in no way bound to carry out the decision of the popular vote; and in 1904 the legislature chose as United States senator a candidate for whom no votes had been cast in the popular election.
In 1860 all three of the candidates opposed to Lincoln - Douglas, Breckinridge and Bell - were nominated here, and here in 1864 President Lincoln was nominated for a second term.
It is a curious accident that we have no information about the respective merits of the candidates for a degree in this year, as the " ordo senioritatis " of the bachelors of arts for the year is omitted in the " Grace Book."
There were nine vacancies, one of which was caused by the death of Abraham Cowley in the previous summer, and the nine successful candidates were all of the same academical standing.
The other candidates were Sir Robert Sawyer and Mr Finch.
The bishop and clergy next examined the candidates one by one, and ascertained from their neighbours whether they had led such exemplary lives as to be worthy of admission.
He dwells on the risk run by the sponsors, in case the candidates for whose purity they went bail should fall into sin.
The communication to the candidates of the Creed and Lord's Prayer was a solemn rite.
In January 1910 the Prussian policy was again arraigned in the German parliament in connexion with the "Kattowitz incident," Herr von Delbriick justifying the removal of a number of minor officials, for voting for Polish candidates at a municipal election, on the ground that the officials of the empire deserted the ground on which the constitution of the empire rested if they failed to support Prussia in her struggle (The Times, January 13, 1910, 5 d.).
In 1908 a direct primary law was passed applicable to all nominations except for presidential electors, school district officers and officers in cities of less than 5000 inhabitants; like public elections the primaries are made a public charge; nomination is by petition signed by a certain percentage (for state office, at least 1%; for district office, at least 2%; for sub-district or county office, at least 3%) of the party vote; the direct nominating system applies to the candidates for the United States Senate, the nominee chosen by the direct primaries of each party being the nominee of the party.
He was far the worthiest of the three candidates, but it was an intolerable invasion of the rights of the English crown and the English Church that an archbishop should be foisted on them in this fashion.
The country, wearied of the ministry and of its measures, almost everywhere supported the Conservative candidates.
Vacancies were originally filled by co-optation, but by the Domitian law (104) the selection was made, by seventeen out of the thirty-five tribes chosen by lot, from candidates previously nominated by the college.
The official ballot is of the blanket type, with names of candidates in party columns, but with no candidate's name repeated on the ballot and with no emblems to mark the party columns.
Candidates for either office must be citizens of the United States and qualified electors of the state.
These books record doctrinal instruction given, for practical ends, to laymen of adult years who were candidates for baptism.
Candidates for the office must have attained the age of twenty-three and must satisfy the bishop with regard to their intellectual, moral and spiritual fitness.
When a living falls vacant, the governor-general of the island, after consultation with the bishop, selects three candidates, and from these the congregation chooses one, the election being subsequently confirmed by the governor-general.
General elections are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in odd-numbered years and party candidates for state, district, county and municipal offices and for the United States Senate are chosen at primary elections held on the first Tuesday in August.
He discouraged plurality of livings, and consequent non-residence, established a school of divinity at Salisbury, and spent much time himself in preparing candidates for confirmation, and in the examination of those who wished to enter the priesthood.
They suggested candidates for office for the royal selection, often appointed office-holders, and, by royal warrant, supported or condemned them.
The second (1906), creating a railway commission, was endorsed by a political party in state convention, was printed on the same ballot-paper with the names of the party candidates for office in order to secure for it all " straight " party votes, and by this procedure, which was upheld by the state supreme court in 1907, it was adopted.
The secret ballot was adopted in 1891; the use of the voting machines was authorized in 1899; and the nomination of candidates by primaries was made mandatory in 1907.
In 1907, under a direct primary law, the nomination of candidates for United States senator was transferred from the party convention directly to the people; and in 1909 the " Oregon plan " was adopted, whereby each candidate for the legislature must go on record as promising, or not, always to vote for the people's choice for United States senator; on the ballot which bears the name of each candidate for the legislature there appears a statement that he " promises," or that he " will not promise," to vote for the " people's choice."
At the commencement of the year 1871 the national party was organized in Quebec, and Mercier supported the candidates of the party on the platform.
In the Didache, or Teaching of the Apostles, we have an excellent illustration of the teaching which was given to candidates for baptism in early times.
Cyril and Augustine differ, as we should expect, in the doctrines which they select for emphasis, but they both agree in requiring a knowledge of sound doctrine on the part of the candidates.
After the Dissolution the manor with the markets and fairs and other privileges was granted to Sir Philip Hoby, who increased his power over the town by persuading the burgesses to agree that, after they had nominated six candidates for the office of bailiff, the steward of the court instructed by him should indicate the two to be chosen.
All of the potential candidates with the opportunity to steal the bone were rapidly drifting away.
Interested candidates should contact Dr. Stuart Althorpe as soon as possible, and certainly before the end of December.
Additionally candidates will have to demonstrate swimming stamina ability.
Candidates must provide an accompanist or page turner (or both) if required.
Candidates need to be aware that there is more to vision than distance acuity.
Most patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma will not be candidates for surgical resection of their disease.
Ideally candidates will have studied aerodynamics, flight mechanics or flight control during their first degree.
Three candidates will be contesting the seat, only one of whom is politically affiliated.
Candidates should be able to show an understanding of isomerism by predicting some of the structures of the isomers of given higher alkanes.
In addition, candidates should have a clear knowledge of topographical anatomy as demonstrated by modern imaging techniques.
In addition, the College is able to offer training to employees who will become work-based assessors with these organizations for future MA candidates.
More candidates needed for 007 training to avoid avalanche.
Approximately 25% of all candidates have a technical / engineering background.
On the borderline The questions can also pinpoint borderline candidates who may be suitable given a little more training.
Because the MDC here did not nominate candidates for the approaching Senate elections, we will not have any voting.
The appointments are expected to be at the Assistant Professor level, but a more senior appointment is possible for exceptionally qualified candidates.
The successful candidates will be located in their London office.
This is, after all, Iowa, where presidential candidates know hog farmers, and some hogs, by their first names.
Parents and schools of prospective candidates are urged to contact the Director of Music in advance.
The most suitable candidates are often tempted away by higher salaries in the private sector.
Present them with their dream shortlist of high caliber candidates?
Answers to this question tended to be weak as very few candidates discussed or even mentioned the notion of agent causation.
The Iranian people want greater liberty and the chance to vote for candidates not chosen by the ruling clerics.
The first elections since 1975 were held during 1989, although all candidates had to be approved by the ruling communist party.
Candidates whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of linguistic competence at the time of application.
Your group will be able to propose or vote for candidates for the Executive Committee, or put forward constitutional changes at The AGM.
After a closely-fought contest against two other experienced candidates, Councilor Willie was selected to fight the seat again.
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Parish and town council elections The Green Party has also put forward 181 candidates for Parish and Town council elections The Green Party has also put forward 181 candidates for Parish and Town Councils around the country.
Admissions Candidates for admission will be asked to provide two essays and some technical exercises (harmony and/or counterpoint) from their school work.
It also gives you the edge over other candidates with similar qualifications as yourself, so do n't downplay its importance.
The two contending candidates were the former speaker of the state Duma, Gennady Seleznyov (KPRF ), and General Boris Gromov.
Candidates may have research interests in any area of economics, including econometrics.
None of our children can vote so the candidates were not electioneering.
Candidates are required to satisfy the examiners in each of the three modules of study.
Candidates need to be able to demonstrate familiarity with British Higher Education.
Sometimes, however, candidates will experience a flare-up of extra difficulty in addition to their usual symptoms.
Candidates should be comfortable moving past gatekeepers, speaking with decision makers and understand the process of selling over the phone.
Its election candidates wear suits and ties, rather than skinhead haircuts and boots.
There is an increasing shortage of good candidates for primary headship.
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Transport 2000 has hosted a transport hustings for four of the Mayoral candidates.
There is one further hustings for Weavers Ward candidates this Thursday 27th at 6.30pm at the Sundial Center on Shipton Street.
All of the successful candidates have confirmed that they are politically inactive.
The candidates must be free from impediment of speech, or other infirmity.
We much doubt the desirability of women candidates accepting the party leavings.
Vote only for candidates who put individual liberty high on their platform of beliefs.
Prospective candidates must submit a limerick with their applications.
Candidates must maintain a logbook of their activities in the " hands-on " computer workshops.
For this very reason we naturally attract high quality candidates who then become very loyal to us.
Potential candidates should attend either the lunchtime one (beginning at 12.40) or the after school one (beginning at 4.15 ).
Candidates must have a Degree in meteorology or a Degree in mathematics, physics or geography plus an M.S. or Diploma in applied meteorology.
Teachers and teacher candidates can imagine employing less popular instructional methods free of the constraints provided by the general school milieu.
Candidates must be able to handle their own caseload from start to finish including noting title and completing missives.
The politically smart move would have been to tell both candidates that I was backing them.
It is interested in candidates working in the area of cellular, developmental, genetic, or systems neurobiology.
The " candid camera " shows Stretton, in several instances, talking one-on-one with the young candidates.
How can I make coursework less onerous for my candidates?
Candidates should therefore either be ordained, or eligible for and prepared to accept ordination.
This is again very competitive and awarded to academically outstanding candidates.
Candidates must take 3 advanced exam papers, or equivalents.
There is usually no shortage of romantic candidates drawn to their vibrant and charismatic appeal and young love can be intensely passionate.
Networking power Candidates have become far less passive about making their own luck.
Candidates will be required to submit a portfolio of recent work.
Then the teacher candidates begin their teaching practicum at their school placements.
Mutations in DNA repair genes are strong candidates for at least a proportion of these unknown breast cancer predisposition alleles.
Candidates were not allowed to name those they believed to have an interest prejudicial to impartial consideration of their case.
The Pope also appoints the prelate of the Order from the three candidates proposed by the Grand Master.
Candidates may be required to undergo an adaptation procedure.
In other EU countries, including those using proportional representation, voters can specify candidates at European elections.
We attract experienced candidates many of whom possess industry relevant qualifications.
Several strong candidates for Type 2, or obscured quasars have been discovered.
This paper evaluated which patients with evidence of medically refractory bitemporal epilepsy were potentially good candidates for surgical intervention.
However candidates can apply for both a one-year reprieve fellowship and a two-year Reprieve Fellowship in the same application cycle.
For instance, paranoid schizophrenics who believe television can influence their thoughts may not be good candidates for services provided through video-conferencing.
We continue to examine the opportunity for our antibody candidates in other indications, including diffuse systemic sclerosis.
Utterly scorning the democratic process, She saw off parliamentary candidates wholesale.
Young patients with negative serology for CMV, who may be candidates for bone marrow transplantation, should receive CMV negative blood products.
In the work presented here, three slow shock candidates are identified from a survey of 130 interplanetary shock waves observed by Ulysses.
Candidates must keep a sketchbook through which the evolution of their ideas will be evident.
On average, about 28% of candidates for the local soviets were under 30.
Seven pro-establishment candidates contested the six constituency seats, thus splitting their vote.
This comrade was made indignant by the conduct of the Yugoslavs, who employed various subterfuges to elect candidates of their own choice.
Two of the best candidates are a shock wave from a nearby supernova or from the passage through a spiral arm.
The London election event was brought to an abrupt end after the Islamic invaders shouted down candidates with homophobic taunts.
But both candidates claimed victory on television, a move seen exacerbating tensions that could lead to market volatility.
Possible candidates include wild grass or reed thatch, bark or turf.
In many subjects candidates for these degrees are also required to submit a short thesis.
We have an extremely impressive track record of making appointments that last and that add value for clients and candidates alike.
These will be helpful for MRCS candidates or any surgical trainee who is interested in revising their core knowledge.
Where candidates fail to achieve the stipulated results, an offer may still be made unconditional.
Labor have selected three new ethnic minority candidates in safe or very winnable seats for the next general election, expected next year.
The constitutional methods adopted by the body of which she was president included an alliance formed with the Labour party (1912) by which the society agreed to support Labour candidates in preference to Liberal when the latter proved unsatisfactory on the suffrage question.
That the choice therefore rested with the supporters of the minor candidates was manifest, and with the cry "Anything to beat Grant!"
As regards candidates for ecclesiastical offices, the concordats concluded with Catholic nations regularly give the sovereign the right to nominate or present to bishoprics, often also to other inferior benefices, such as canonries, important parishes and abbeys; or at least the choice of the ecclesiastical authority is submitted to the approval of the civil power.
In countries where the head of the state is not a Catholic, the bishops are regularly elected by the chapters, but the civil power has the right to strike out objectionable names from the list of candidates which is previously submitted to it.
But although the conservative party was successful in inducing successive general assemblies to lay repeatedly stronger stress on the verbal inerrancy of Holy Scripture and to make belief in such inerrancy a requisite of teachers in theological seminaries and of candidates for the ministry, there was in other matters an increasing liberal tendency.
These number forty-eight, and are intended for sons of farmers Of good position; (3) national schools, which are established at Grignon (Seine-et-Oise), Rennes and Montpellier, candidates for which must be 17 years of age; (4) the National Agronomic Institute at Paris, which is intended for the training of estate agents, professors, &c. There are also departmental chairs of agriculture, the holders of which give instruction in training-colleges and elsewhere and advise farmers.
He improved the incomes of poor livings by revenues derived from episcopal estates and the fines of delinquents.An important feature of his church government was the appointment on the 20th of March 1654 of the "Triers," thirty-eight clerical and lay commissioners, who decided upon the qualifications of candidates for livings, and without whose recommendation none could be appointed; while an ordinance of August 1654 provided for the removal of the unfit, the latter class including besides immoral persons those holding "popish" or blasphemous opinions, those publicly using the English Prayer Book, and the disaffected to the government.
Matthias was the elect of the Hungarian people, gratefully mindful of his father's services to the state and inimical to all foreign candidates; and though an influential section of the magnates, headed by the palatine Laszlo Garai and the voivode of Transylvania, Miklos Ujlaki, who had been concerned in the judicial murder of Matthias's brother Laszlo, and hated the Hunyadis as semi-foreign upstarts, were fiercely opposed to Matthias's election, they were not strong enough to resist the manifest wish of the nation, supported as it was by Matthias's uncle Mihaly Szilagyi at the head of 15,000 veterans.
But the growing influence of the senate over elections on the one hand, and on the other hand the increasing reluctance of leading citizens to become candidates for office (see below), gradually made popular election a mere form.
Candidates for this office were required to be over 25 years of age, to have held one of the minor magistracies, and to possess all the qualifications required of members of the local senate (see DECURIo).
In most states the voter is required, when he obtains his ballot at the primary election, to declare to which party he belongs, but sometimes the primary is open and he may vote for any one of the persons who are put forward as desiring to be selected as candidates.
Election, as a special form of selection, is naturally a loose term covering many subjects; but except in the theological sense (the doctrine of election), as employed by Calvin and others, for the choice by God of His " elect," the legal sense (see Election, in law, below), and occasionally as a synonym for personal choice (one's own " election "), it is confined to the selection by the preponderating vote of some properly constituted body of electors of one of two or more candidates, sometimes for admission only to some private social position (as in a club), but more particularly in connexion with public representative positions in political government.
Equally dangerous was a rebellion in the Lower Rhineland, where the emperor made many foes by appointing, regardless of their fitness, his own candidates to vacant bishoprics.
A Glasgow professor, the Rev. Mr Simson, was attacked for Arminianism and Socinianism as early as 1717; and the battle raged between the more severe Presbyterians - who still hankered after the Covenant, approved of an old work The Marrow of Modern Divinity (1646), and were especially convinced that preachers must be elected by the people - and the Moderates, who saw that the Covenant was an anachronism, thought conduct more important than Calvinistic convictions, and supported in the General Assembly the candidates selected by patrons, as against those chosen by the popular voice.
It would not be difficult to ask candidates to make a confidential declaration on this subject on entrance and to establish in Great Britain a tradition similar to that of the United States, and steps in this direction have been taken both at Oxford and Cambridge (Lord Curzon of Kedleston, University Reform, p. 86).
The numerical results of the civil service examinations are reduced so as to conform to a certain symmetrical "frequency-curve," of which the abscissae represent percentages of marks between definite limits and the ordinates the number of candidates obtaining marks between those limits.
He held monks strictly to the performance of their vows; took care to satisfy himself of the fitness of candidates for bishoprics; enjoined regular catechetical instruction, greater simplicity in preaching, and greater reverence in worship. The moral teaching of the Jesuits incurred his condemnation (1679) (see Liguori), an act which the society never forgave, and which it partially revenged by forcing, through the Inquisition, the condemnation of the quietistic doctrines of Molinos (1687), for which Innocent entertained some sympathy (see MoLINOs).
The Dutch Afrikander candidates stood as " Nationalists," while their opponents took the name of Unionists.
Since an absolute majority of the votes cast is required, it is often necessary to hold a second primary in which only the two leading candidates are considered (see act of the 22nd of December 1888, and ex parte Sanders, 53 S.C. 478).
Very old dimmers have been known to not have such EMC filters making them prime candidates for emitting radio frequency interference too.
However candidates can apply for both a one-year Reprieve Fellowship and a two-year Reprieve Fellowship in the same application cycle.
These serotypes are covered by the existing rotavirus vaccine candidates in clinical development.
The DSCC, run by Clinton 's fellow New York Senator Chuck Schumer, raises funds for senatorial candidates throughout the country.
Varying with the seniority of the candidates this may well be in the region of three months.
It will not be considered alongside your application when we shortlist candidates.
We can identify a shortlist of candidates, using your vacancy criteria.
The person in charge of training these candidates was very much worried about the newly recruited simple-minded man.
A number of Presidential candidates have campaigned in Waterbury due to its pivotal role in statewide elections.
Jude D'Souza, current editor, asked whether the candidates thought features that stirred up controversy in the colleges were a good thing.
In practice, these candidates are likely to be closer to achieving the QTS Standards than supernumerary trainees.
There is heavy spending on nationwide television publicity, and there are usually televised debates between the candidates.
Head of banking David Morley leads a list of five potential candidates being touted internally as likely successors.
The aim is to give candidates a basic understanding of the concept of a collection of data items.
The QCA said it " would not be unreasonable to assume that schools entered fewer candidates likely to gain lower grades ".
The second section contains four unseen passages in Modern Hebrew, on two of which candidates should write a critical analysis.
Advertisements should aim to limit the number of unsuitable candidates for the vacancy.
Candidates must have at least an upper second class honors degree in a relevant subject, and meet the U.K. research council residence requirements.
For candidates with more than one PhD, the viva date of their first PhD should be taken.
These pages are intended both for the information of current Trinity undergraduates and to whet the curiosity of prospective admissions candidates.
Of course most of these Approval Strategy articles are about less obvious situations in which there are n't completely unacceptable but winnable candidates.
The two remaining political candidates are a representation of the dichotomy between the two parties.
The debate between the presidential candidates was more of a showdown than a productive discussion.
An affable man, he was one of the nicest political candidates the state had seen in some time.
As you contemplate your candidates, prepare to over-hire, in the sense that you want people who can do more than the current required role.
From their domestic parentage, Bengal cats have developed a calm, friendly nature, making them good candidates not only for family life, but also for the show ring.
By considering a number of candidates, you will get closer to finding someone you can work with effectively.
Candidates for an advanced degree must have a Bachelors degree in interior design or a related subject such as fine art, architecture, industrial design, or education.
Candidates must also have a combined total of at least six years of education and industry experience.
Dining room linens are also prime candidates for unique window treatment ideas.
Rooms with low ceilings are not generally good candidates for this type of fixture since there's always the risk of people bumping their heads.
Bonded teeth and those with white or "tooth" colored fillings are also not good candidates for bleaching.
Good candidates for veneers are those with crooked or chipped teeth or those who suffer from severe tooth discoloration.
This approach means that candidates can apply for available positions quickly and efficiently.
Weddings, birthday parties, anniversaries, and vacations are all candidates for using a display board.
If a paying job becomes available, you'll be top on the list when they are considering job candidates.
Agencies look for candidates who have a beautiful smile, so make sure you show your pearly whites every time you meet someone.
As with university students, not all students are candidates for online and digital learning.
To qualify for the Vail Distance Learning Program (VDLP), candidates must be self-motivated and independent learners.
Graduation is a momentous occasion for students of all ages, from kindergartners to high schoolers to candidates who have just earned their master's or doctoral degrees.
Her role on the hit series has won her praise as being compassionate, especially when her cohort, Cowell, blasts the candidates time and time again.
According to the new database, Huffington Post's FundRace 2008, the average Joe can find out who and how much is being donated to each of the candidates' campaigns, whether the money comes from an ordinary citizen or a Hollywood superstar.
Celebrities supporting presidential candidates is not new, which is why it comes as no surprise that Oprah Winfrey has officially backed Barack Obama as her choice for president.
That means that by the time election day rolls around, these candidates will have been campaigning for almost two years.
Candidates are judged by an expert panel of judges along with at home viewers and are voted off and eliminated each and every week until a winner takes the prized title.
He was a part of the whole Vote or Die campaign a few years back and has voiced his political support for various candidates over the years.
He has made donations to many Republican candidates and organizations, and is outspoken in his beliefs.
Toddler jackets generally remain in good condition because they are only worn for a few months, which makes them prime candidates to be resold for another child to benefit from.
Doctoral candidates must call upon years of schooling to create a research project, report their findings, and defend their dissertation to a committee.
Many companies now include web searches on candidates to see what their job seekers post online.
The School of Religion for undergraduates and the Bob Jones Seminary for graduate students and doctoral candidates are only two schools within the university as a whole.
Candidates cannot have received their bachelor's degree yet and must have a clear explanation of how their education will help not only their families, but their communities in general.
Most institutions won't issue a degree for programs that are self-designed, and potential employers are far less likely to consider candidates who don't have traditional degrees.
Bachelor's candidates may want to consider alternate degree fields of education, communications, or English.
Business degree candidates can decide between an MBA program that is on campus or earned off campus, and the scheduling for each program is quite different.
Finding work as a psychology professor or practicing psychologist is possible for master's grads but more common for candidates who have doctoral degrees in the field.
School-specific scholarships have a limited pool of candidates, so you may have a better chance of getting them than scholarships that are open to all national or international applicants.
Many of the tasks that paralegals perform require specialized knowledge and education and, as such, many law firms who hire paralegals want to see that job candidates have the proper credentials.
Many open positions won't consider candidates who hold only a bachelor's degree, preferring those who have graduated with a master's instead.
Successful candidates will have a degree in computer science and at least two years of experience using UNIX, MS Office, Win 9.x, NT, 2000, and XP.
Although Pekes are not usually candidates for a condition commonly called Sebaceous Adenitis (S.A.), this disease does cause scaly sores and hair loss.
These pups also need a lot of attention, so people and families that plan to be home for a significant portion of the day on a regular basis are better owner candidates.
The best way to determine the suitability of potential candidates is to talk about their experience and preferences while installing metal roofing.
However a little research and conducting detailed interviews of contractor candidates can help you find the right contractor for your project and budget.
Candidates for this procedure are usually over 45 and consider wearing reading glasses a hassle.
College students are often good candidates, as they have flexible hours and only need part-time work.
Be patient and interview as many candidates as necessary to find the perfect caregiver.
In many cases, these people would be candidates for a nursing home, but they want to stay in their own home instead.