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*up for reelection

Fig. to be running for reelection to an office or position. (*Typically: be ~; come ~.) The governor is up for reelection in the fall. Lily is up for reelection this fall.
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Musharraf had repeatedly said that he would relinquish his office of chief of army staff once his reelection as president is cleared by the Supreme Court.
We wholeheartedly welcome the reelection of incumbent President Bush, who is the candidate for the U.
As recently as the fall of 1998, Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold made that legacy a centerpiece of his reelection campaign against a significantly better-financed Republican challenger.
Unlike the Bush reelection campaign, the Clinton team was noted for early planning; appointing a talented, experienced staff; and maintaining a relatively harmonious relationship between the Clinton-Gore campaign organization and the White House senior staff To some degree, the modus operandi of the Clinton reelection team had to have been "See George run.
Los Angeles will hold the first of the municipal mega-elections of 1997 in April, when Republican ayor Richard Riordan and half of the city council will be up for reelection.
Smart money says that Bishop and Brown each have a good shot at reelection.
Clearly, a good number of his staff were working on his reelection," recalls Republican Dennis Shea, who lost to incumbent Rep.
chairman of the NLC Transportation and Communications Policy Committee, was defeated in his bid for reelection.
Indicted while running for reelection, Myers said he hoped "the big lapse in time' between the initial Abscam stories and his reelection primary would cause voters "to forget about it.
Stride Rite's 2006 Annual Meeting of shareholders will take place as scheduled on April 6, 2006, and Barington has agreed to vote its Stride Rite shares for reelection of the Company's three Board nominees.
Howard Dean, a Democrat, was once thought to be a shoo-in for reelection, but his decision earlier this year to sign a law legalizing gay unions has left the popular politician vulnerable.
All of Geac's eight current directors are standing for reelection at the Company's annual meeting on September 13, 2005.
D'Arcy and McWilliams will join the board immediately and stand for reelection at the Company's annual meeting in June.
Parker, who has served as a trustee since 1998, for reelection as the members of the class of trustees whose three-year term of office expires at the annual meeting.
unilateral foreign policies and their discontent over President Bush's reelection, according to independent market research solutions company GMI, Inc.