a person filling a governmental position; public official.
- non·of·fice·hold·er, noun
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How to use officeholder in a sentence
Since then, she has worked with other top officeholders to advance causes involving statewide civil rights efforts and promises made during her initial campaign.First LGBTQ statewide official in Mich. seeks re-election | Josh Alburtus | July 23, 2022 | Washington Blade
Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger was a historical rarity — national parties almost never reprimand their own officeholders.How An Uptick In Censures Among Local Republicans Signals A Growing Radicalism | Seth Masket | March 14, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
A competing pool of witnesses embraced the idea, saying that it would lead to officeholders who are supported by more of the electorate and would help women and minorities win elections.D.C. debates whether to switch to a ranked-choice voting system | Julie Weil | November 18, 2021 | Washington Post
This article originally incorrectly identified the Arkansas state senator as a former officeholder.It’s still too soon to suggest that Jan. 6 prompted any massive GOP exodus | Philip Bump | February 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Women candidates and officeholders from all corners of the county said they’ve been the target of harassment and threats.Morning Report: What Women Candidates and Officeholders Face | Voice of San Diego | November 9, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
Nearly every Democratic officeholder in the land supports same-sex marriage, and each day seems to bring another Republican over.
This policy or that officeholder is going to ruin their lives.
A previously little-known officeholder, she is suddenly a household name.Oklahoma Tornado Tests Gov. Mary Fallin, and She’s Emerging a Star | Lloyd Grove | May 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
At other times, a Democratic bout of self-satisfaction has merely made the party or the particular officeholder look craven.
And in 2005 he became the first prominent officeholder to call for a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq.
Such an officeholder as this man the world probably never saw.
Our farmers only wished his votes to accomplish their plans and have no use for him as an officeholder.The Sins of the Father | Thomas Dixon