bid to unseat

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  • He made another unsuccessful bid to unseat de Cotret in the 1988 election as an independent candidate.
  • Booker fell short in his 2002 bid to unseat incumbent Sharpe James.
  • Sinclair made an unsuccessful bid to unseat Knox in the 1935 election.
  • Tauke left active politics in 1991 following an unsuccessful bid to unseat U.S. Senator Tom Harkin.
  • Prior to his election on the board, he ran third in an unsuccessful bid to unseat Sam Yorty for Mayor of Los Angeles in 1969.
  • Despite targeting Green voters to vote strategically for her, she did not succeed in her bid to unseat Kaye, losing by 717 votes.
  • He lost in the 1900 general election in a bid to unseat John Rankin Rogers as Governor of Washington State, running as a Republican.
  • In the federal election held on May 2, 2011, Cauchon was unsuccessful in his bid to unseat Mulcair.
  • In a year when Dwight D. Eisenhower easily won the Presidency, she was unsuccessful in her bid to unseat incumbent Katherine St. George.
  • In the Republican primary held on May 29, 2012, Jones, at the age of eighty-eight, failed in a bid to unseat Perry.
  • Polls conducted after Kerry's speech showed no significant increase of support (or "convention bounce") for the Democratic nominee's bid to unseat President Bush.
  • For example, she endorsed Parnell's bid to unseat the state's longtime at-large U.S. Representative, Don Young, and she publicly challenged then-U.S.
  • In 1960 she ran for the 3rd congressional district in the House of Representatives, in an unsuccessful bid to unseat incumbent James C. Auchincloss.
  • He led the first successful bid to unseat a sitting Speaker of the House when he orchestrated George Nethercutt's victory over Tom Foley in Washington State's eastern congressional district in November 1994.
  • Key issues during Dr. Tom Hayhurst's 2006 congressional campaign were job creation, affordable health care and veterans services in his bid to unseat Rep. Mark Souder.
  • In 2011, Wiggins failed in a bid to unseat fellow Republican State Representative Chris Hazel of Ball, who won a second term in the District 27 seat.
  • An accomplished attorney before entering politics, Patterson followed his tenure as mayor with an unsuccessful bid to unseat Republican incumbent Paul F. Schenck as member of the United States House of Representatives.
  • In his failed bid to unseat Robb, North raised $20.3 million in a single year through nationwide direct mail solicitations, telemarketing, fundraising events, and contributions from major donors.
  • But his client in Missouri's 3rd congressional district, Ed Martin, fell short in his bid to unseat Democratic Rep. Russ Carnahan.
  • In the same 1962 election, James D. Martin of Alabama made an even stronger showing than did Workman in Martin's bid to unseat another entrenched Democratic senator, Lister Hill.
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