Canvass sentence example

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  • The tone of the canvass was one of unusual bitterness, amounting sometimes to actual ferocity.
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  • After a heated canvass, in which he made a series of brilliant speeches, he was beaten by a narrow margin in New York.
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  • In the November election after a canvass that almost equalled in activity that of 1896 he was again defeated, receiving only 155 electoral votes to 292.
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  • We r doing a full ward canvass but ignoring students as they'll vote lib dem!
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  • Once the canvass has been completed we publish a revised version of the register of electors by 1st December each year.
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  • He would not canvass, nor pay agents to canvass for him, nor would he engage to attend to the local business of the constituency.
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  • Otherwise, we will have a look at all the features within the game and canvass opinion on them from all of our managers.
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  • So what does it take to prepare the human canvass for a painted swimsuit?
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  • In August, on representations of the alarming state of the contest, he took the field in person, and made a series of campaign speeches, beginning in New England and extending throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and Indiana, which aroused great enthusiasm, and were regarded at the time by both friends and opponents as the most brilliant continuous exhibition of varied intellectual power ever made by a candidate in a presidential canvass.
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  • In early life he had little time for politics, but after 1880 he became prominent in the affairs of the Republican party in Cleveland, and in 1884 and 1888 was a delegate to the Republican National Convention, in the latter year being associated with William McKinley in the management of the John Sherman canvass.
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  • The third charge, that of ambitus (illegalities committed during his canvass for the consulship), was consequently dropped; Gabinius went into exile, and his property was confiscated.
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  • Bones: Plush or cotton canvass, petite or regular size, each of these stuffed bones contains a squeaker to amuse your pet.
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  • You can canvass neighborhoods talking to homeowners, apartment managers and real estate office managers who often need weekly maintenance on listed properties for sale.
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  • Hoops can be used to design light curtain hooks, decoration on canvass bags, kitchen hooks and more.
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  • In the presidential election of 1880 the Republican party carried the day after an unusually quiet canvass, a result largely due to popular contentment with the then existing state of public affairs.
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  • It was not, however, until 1896, when he personally managed the canvass that resulted in securing the Republican presidential nomination for William McKinley at the St Louis Convention (at which he was a delegate), that he became known throughout the United States as a political manager of great adroitness, tact and resourcefulness.
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  • A temporary loss of eyesight interfered with his canvass, and he was defeated by a small majority (1009), the campaign having been watched with the greatest interest throughout the country.
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  • Harrison's canvass was conspicuous for the immense Whig processions and mass meetings, the numerous " stump " speeches (Harrison himself addressing meetings at Dayton, Chillicothe, Columbus and other places), and the use of campaign songs, of party insignia, and of campaign cries (such as " Tippecanoe and Tyler too "); and in the election he won by an overwhelming majority of 234 electoral votes to 60 cast for Van Buren.
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  • He expressed himself plainly during the canvass on the questions of slavery and the bank, at the same time voting, perhaps with a touch of bravado, for a bill offered in 1836 to subject abolition literature in the mails to the laws of the several states.
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