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The likelihood of Robinhood turning those traders into profit-generating, long-term customers seems uncertain—especially given the incumbency and deep pockets of its competitors.

From Fortune

Retirements and primary losses have left five of the nine GOP toss-up seats open, which helps Democrats even if the incumbency advantage isn’t what it once was.

Moreover, Democrats are mostly aiming to defeat Republican incumbents, and even though the incumbency advantage has diminished in recent years, it’s rare that you can take much for granted in races featuring incumbents.

The Classic version relies on polling but also incorporates “fundamentals” such as fundraising, incumbency and a state’s partisan lean relative to the rest of the country.

We combine the predictions of both party-oriented and incumbency model, as well as polling averages, for our final House predictions.

From Ozy

The benefits of incumbency are quite potent, especially in the all-important area of raising campaign funds.

We need constitutional amendments for term limits, to abolish incumbency, to abolish private money in campaigns.

The President, in his incumbency, didn't have to do a thing to own the middle ground.

For Romney, however, giving poor people health care represents “the power of incumbency.”

Even with all of the advantages of incumbency, President Obama is vulnerable.

This “in memoriam” act was done out of affection and not because the incumbency was changing hands.

After his return from India he had settled in the incumbency of Ham, and I never can forget his first visit to me.

Two years later he was appointed to the joint incumbency of the Octagon Chapel, Bath.

Notwithstanding the poverty of his parish, Mr. Isaacs raised as much as 25,000 for various objects during his incumbency.

In the incumbency of the sheriff's office, for example, there has been an interesting alternation in parties since 1875.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to incumbency, such as: administration, clamp, clasp, clench, clinch, and clutch.

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