A candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot (usually because he or she has not secured the nomination of a political party) but whose name must be written on the ballot by voters.
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At some point during his busy schedule, Israel found the time to write a book, titled The Global War on Morris.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
My publisher had asked, “If you wanted to write another book, what would you want to write about?”
Already, 10 Republicans have declared they will vote for an alternative candidate and more seemed poised to join.
You write a lot about how you were a jerk or a snob when it came to comedy or film.
What made you want to write a memoir now about your “addiction” to film?
Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
I've never had time to write home about it, for I felt that it required a dissertation in itself to do it justice.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The other is the new theory: that the Bible is the work of many men whom God had inspired to speak or write the truth.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
Whatever you do, don't write a word to that Carr friend of yours; he's as sharp as a two-edged sword.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood