Independent candidate definition

Independent candidate means any candidate who claims not to be affiliated with a political party, and whose name has been certified on the office-type ballot at a general or special election through the filing of a statement of candidacy and nominating petition, as prescribed in section 3513.257 of the Revised Code.
Independent candidate means a candidate who is registered as an independent or with no party preference or who is registered with a political party that is not eligible for recognition on the ballot.
Independent candidate means a candidate who does not represent a political party that has been granted ballot status for the general election and who has qualified, or is seeking to qualify, to be on the general election ballot.

Examples of Independent candidate in a sentence

  • Independent candidate Irina Vlah, backed by the PSRM and running on a platform of closer ties with Russia, won the position.

  • These allegations were raised by the MDC A, LEAD and one of the Independent candidate.

  • Independent candidate Sidi Ould Cheikh ABDALLAHI was inaugurated in April 2007 as Mauritania's first freely and fairly elected president.


More Definitions of Independent candidate

Independent candidate means a candidate who has properly filed
Independent candidate means a candidate in a nonpartisan election or a candidate in a partisan election who is not the nominee of a political party.
Independent candidate means a person who does not stand in an election for any political party, whether individually or in a group;
Independent candidate means a candidate running for an ASUN position independent of an affiliation with an SEG
Independent candidate means a candidate who does not
Independent candidate means a candidate for presidential, parliamentary or county elections who is not a member of a political party;
Independent candidate means a candidate who does not represent a political party that has been granted ballot status and holds a primary election to choose its nominee for the general election.