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noun as in appointee

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noun as in bureaucrat

noun as in nominee

noun as in public servant

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Since then, she has worked with other top officeholders to advance causes involving statewide civil rights efforts and promises made during her initial campaign.

Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger was a historical rarity — national parties almost never reprimand their own officeholders.

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.

This article originally incorrectly identified the Arkansas state senator as a former officeholder.

Women candidates and officeholders from all corners of the county said they’ve been the target of harassment and threats.

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.

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.


On this page you'll find 159 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to officeholder, such as: delegate, and representative.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.