campaign for (someone or something)

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campaign for (someone or something)

1. To strongly support someone or something and encourage others to do the same; to fight in favor of someone or something. Many people in our small town are campaigning for that big construction project because the closest store right now is 10 miles away.
2. To support a candidate pursuing an elected office and encourage others to do the same. I'm campaigning for Caroline in the race for student council president—here, have a button!
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campaign for someone or something

to support actively someone or someone's candidacy for political office. I would be very happy to campaign for you. I want to campaign for the winning candidate.
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'Political parties need the money as we have people all over the country campaigning for us, but not everyone is voluntary and some have to be paid.
They, and the others in the Assembly, should be noisily campaigning for us to have a significant say in these deportation issues.
To everyone campaigning for us and helping us, I have more to ask of you.
Now, when the campaign goes full blast, well, you will see parang the witnesses of 'daang matuwid' doing the campaigning for us, I think you will see the numbers even progress that much more.