As I ought to have mentioned before, I did not think it necessary or expedient in my candidature to hold any public meetings.
The war scare is having an excellent effect on Miltoun's candidature.
There was little chance of a candidature for him without an adhesion to that.
As for your candidature, any man with a spark of generosity in his soul will rally to you because of it.
He had great hopes, but the candidature of M. de Sainte Aulaire was too well supported.
She even gave him excellent advice with reference to his candidature.
He received, we believe, several votes, but of course his candidature never assumed a serious aspect.
A year before his candidature he had been called to the Provincial bar.
His candidature was adopted with enthusiasm by the local Conservatives.
In comparison with that other matter this affair of the candidature was of course trivial.
c.1600s, from Latin candidatus "one aspiring to office," originally "white-robed," past participle of candidare "to make white or bright," from candidus (see candid). Office-seekers in ancient Rome wore white togas.