It voted for President Obama by 11,500 votes in 2008 - making him the first democrat to win the Old Dominion State since LBJ.
Now imagine yourself a very liberal democrat, one of the 40 or so most liberal, say.
If she had lost, it would have been the best thing that could have happened to democrat Paul Hodes.
This is a way, come to think of it, in which Romney is like a democrat.
Conservatives like to tar every democrat as the second coming of Jimmy Carter.
She's a democrat, a red republican, a member of the Peace Society, a socialist—'
We'll borrow Jim Nash's father's democrat, and take the ponies.
If he should return to power, he can only return, not as a Whig, but as a democrat.
He was the first democrat to be elected president for 24 years.
And yet there is not a democrat in Indiana that dare open his mouth against it, full of negro equality as it is.
1790, "adherent of democracy," with reference to France, from French démocrate (18c., opposed to aristocrate), back-formation from démocratie (see democracy); revived in U.S. as a political party affiliation 1798, with a capital D. As a shortening of this, Demo (1793) is older than Dem (c.1840).
A member of the Democratic party.