Origin of nomination
Examples from the Web for nomination
Earlier this week, Huckabee ended his Fox News talk show so he could spend time mulling another bid for the Republican nomination.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!
January 8, 2015
It may have been the reason why Goldwater beat Rockefeller by three points, and effectively sewed up the GOP nomination.
In 1972, Maine Sen. Edmund Muskie was the odds-on favorite to win the Democratic Presidential nomination.
For many Republicans presidential hopefuls, the road to the nomination passes through the Hawkeye State.Can This Republican Bring the GOP Back to Its Senses on Immigration?
December 29, 2014
The other person for whom a path to the nomination, let alone a candidacy, seems much less likely is Mitt Romney.How A Jeb Bush Candidacy Would Hurt Chris Christie And Shake Up The 2016 GOP Field
December 16, 2014
His name had not been placed in nomination until the 35th polling of the delegates.
To accept their nomination and stand as a Rural District Councillor!Viviette
William J. Locke
For whereas three candidates were in nomination, the ballots were forming but two piles.Quaint Courtships
The ex-honorable had in his pocket a nomination for an influential office.Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863
He's out to get the Republican nomination for the governorship.Mixed Faces
- the act of nominating or state of being nominated, esp as an election candidate
Word Origin and History for nomination
early 15c., "act of mentioning by name," from Middle French nomination (14c.), and directly from Latin nominationem (nominative nominatio) "a naming, designation," from nominare "to name" (see nominate (v.)). Meaning "fact of being proposed as a candidate" is attested from late 15c.