verb (used without object)

  1. to work for the success of a particular candidate, party, ticket, etc., in an election.

verb (intr)

  1. to be active in a political election or campaign


  1. a person who engages in this activity

1760 (implied in electioneering), from election, probably on model of auctioneer (see auction), as the verb engineer was not yet in use.

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