Definition of Nominating address
1. Noun. An address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election. "The nomination was brief and to the point"
Category relationships: Government, Political Science, Politics
Generic synonyms: Oratory
Derivative terms: Nominate
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nominating Address
Literary usage of Nominating address
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Republican Party: A History of Its Fifty Years' Existence and a Record by Francis Curtis (1904)
"It is only to be compared to the famous nominating address of Robert G. Ingersoll in naming James G. Blaine in the convention of 1876. ..."
2. The Great Modern American Stories: An Anthology by William Dean Howells, Boni & Liveright (1920)
"They attended the ward convention in force and applauded their leader all through his nominating address, as he spread out his big, fat hands to show how ..."
3. Annual Report by Cleveland. Chamber of commerce (1908)
"The great orator of Nebraska, in his nominating address, began with the words, "This is the year of the people." He told but half a truth. ..."
4. Effective Public Speaking by Frederick Bertrand Robinson (1915)
"DIRECTIONS FOR ORIGINAL WORK A. Select one or more of the following subjects for a nominating address. 1. Colonel Goethals as the first governor of the ..."
5. The School Journal (1895)
"School Director Bogue, in his nominating address spoke strongly of the faithfulness and efficiency of the incumbent. The speaker felt that Mr. Ban was a ..."
6. Life of Benjamin Harris Brewster: With Discourses and Addresses by Eugene Coleman Savidge (1891)
"Intense excitement attended the balloting. For a time the success of Grant seemed almost assured. * Senator Conkling began his eloquent nominating address ..."
7. Presidents of the United States of America by Frank Freidel (1994)
"He delivered the nominating address for President Taft at the 1912 Republican Convention. In 1914 he was elected to the Senate, which he found "a very ..."