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vote-getter

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvote-getterˈvote-ˌgetter noun [countable] American English informal 🔊 🔊 someone who is voted for in an election 🔊 Pfeifer was the top vote-getter in last year’s election.
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vote-getterThe environment is no longer believed to be the vote-getter it was in 1983, when the Labour government came to power.Lugar won the post in 1964 and found himself allied with the top vote-getter, a black woman.The top vote-getter will walk away with all the delegates.If no candidate won a majority in the primary, a runoff of the top two vote-getters would be held.
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