a candidate or issue whose personality, policies, etc., are considered certain to attract many votes.
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How to use vote-getter in a sentence
Schnur raised about half a million dollars while top vote getter Democrat Alex Padilla raised over $2 million.Candidates in Maine, Nebraska, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C., Challenge Republicans and Democrats Alike | Linda Killian | July 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Iraqis just held elections on April 30, and, although Maliki was the top vote-getter, many more people voted against him.
She mounted a grassroots campaign against the machine and was the top vote getter.Remembering Ma Laureys, the Mother of 10 Christie Slandered to Win His First Election | Michael Daly | January 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She was that rare politician, a seasoned vote getter with two feet firmly planted on the ground.Geraldine Ferraro Dies: Memories of Her 1984 Campaign | Lynn Sherr | March 26, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is an incredible fact that John Boehner thinks calling yourself a "Young Gun" is a vote-getter.