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voter-owned

voter-owned  adj.— «On Thursday of this week, the “clean elections” program passed by Portland City Council will be implemented. Now known somewhat euphemistically as “voter-owned,” the proposal to front candidates...

wheeling

wheeling  n.— «Political bosses also wield power by transferring money from county organization to county organization, often in the closing weeks of a campaign, to help get their candidates elected. Although Mr. Codey has talked a good...

drop-in

drop-in  n.— «For Labour’s strategists, the buzzword is direct communication — cosy meetings between candidates and “ordinary voters”, ideally captured by television cameras and with no opportunities for hacks to ask questions...

skirt and blouse

skirt and blouse  n.— «George Isaac Amoo, has called on all supporters of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) to vote for both the NPP’s Presidential and parliamentary candidates or what he termed “Kaba and slit” instead of...

road diet

road diet  n.— «A study of these “road diets”—the change of a roadway from four lanes to three—shows that four-lane streets with up to 20,000 vehicles per day are candidates for this kind of treatment.» —“Bikeways and...

insourcing

insourcing  n.— «The four candidates also addressed what Moore referred to as “insourcing”—offering visas to foreign workers for local jobs. All suggested it was a reasonable practice—if there was a shortage of local workers...