a race between candidates for elective office; "I managed his campaign for governor"; "he is raising money for a Senate run"
the campaign of a candidate to be elected
an all-out effort to secure the election of a candidate to office
an effort to reach a certain political goal
a process which the candidate undertakes to win recognition and favor for himself
a specific, goal-oriented effort to reach voters and blocs of voters and motivate sufficient numbers of them to vote for the campaigner
a zero-sum game - you either win or lose an election
A political campaign is an organized effort to influence the decision making process within a group. In democracies, political campaigns often refer to electoral campaigns, wherein representatives are chosen or referenda are decided. Political campaigns also include organized efforts to alter policy within any institution.