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running mate

1. US a candidate for the subordinate of two linked positions, esp a candidate for the vice-presidency
2. a horse that pairs another in a team
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Several names, including Dr Kwabena Duffuor, Kwesi Ahwoi, Prof John Gatsi, Nii Okoi Dsane, and Alex Mould have prominently come up for the running mate position.
Based on our assessment, anybody who will be the running mate of Mayor Estrada will win and it looks like Amado Bagatsing, who is also a veteran politician has the advantage over the incumbent," Manhit said.
He told the cheering crowd to votes for all PDP candidates including the party's presidential candidate and his running mate.
Sources close to Mudavadi yesterday told the Star that the former Finance minister would dangle the same carrot to the region's leaders - who from Central would be his running mate.
The moderator also reminded Trump that his running mate Pence, at the vice-presidential debate last week, had said "provocations need to be met with American strength, and if Russia continues to be involved along with the Syrian forces, the United States of America should be prepared to use military force to strike the military targets of the Assad regime."
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ABV, however, has already tabled its "recommendation" that its leader, Georgi Parvanov (who served twice as President between 2002 and 2012) should be the joint candidate, while Kalfin should be his running mate.
Mike Pence an "excellent" or "pretty good" choice as Donald Trump's vice presidential running mate. Slightly more, 45%, rate him "only fair" or "poor." This is a replay of voters' reactions to Mitt Romney's choice of Wisconsin Rep.
Republican Donald Trump chose Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate on Thursday, US media reported, a move that will put at Trump's side a conservative with the potential to unify divided Republicans.
Until Jimmy Carter picked Walter Mondale 40 years ago as his running mate, vice presidents did play a very limited role.
At a rally in Indianapolis Wednesday, Ted Cruz named former presidential rival Carly Fiorina as his would-be running mate if he can manage to snag the Republican presidential nomination from frontrunner Donald Trump.
Sometime in July--assuming nothing derails her nomination--Hillary Clinton will announce to the country the man or woman she has selected to be her running mate. There will then ensue a flurry of biographical news stories about this newly famous politician, a passel of polls taken to gauge the public's first impressions, and a virtual tsunami of chin-stroking and speculation about how the choice will affect the race.