01. The Liberal Party want her to run as a [candidate] in the upcoming provincial election.
02. The Republican [candidate] is leading in the polls with the election only a few days away.
03. London is seen as one of the best [candidates] for the next summer Olympics.
04. There will be a meeting this evening where the public can ask questions of each of the [candidates] for mayor.
05. One of the Opposition [candidates] in the election was assassinated by members of a pro-government militia.
06. My brother was recently a [candidate] for a position as a municipal councilor, but he lost the election.
07. I wasn't impressed by what either of the main [candidates] said in the debate, so I don't know who I'm going to vote for.
08. Kin Hubbard once observed that we'd all like to vote for the best man, but he's never a [candidate].
09. Eugene McCarthy once remarked that it is dangerous for a national [candidate] to say things that people might remember.
10. Henrietta Patterson has announced her [candidacy] for the position of president of the union.
11. According to Chile's Constitution, if no [candidate] wins a majority in an election, the winner is the person who receives the most votes.
12. In Burma, couples generally date only when the girl has accepted the boy as a possible [candidate] for marriage.
13. In January 1960, Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts announced his [candidacy] for the Democratic presidential nomination.
14. The island of Malta is currently an official [candidate] for membership in the European Union.
15. The planet Mars has long been considered by scientists as the best [candidate] for harboring extraterrestrial life.
16. The Liberal Party want her to run as a [candidate] in the upcoming provincial election.

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