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Concession (politics)

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In politics, a concession is the act of a losing candidate publicly yielding to a winning candidate after an election, when the overall result of the vote has become clear. Refusal to concede[edit]....

What happens if a candidate concedes and then wins? - Straight ...

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Here in Maine, candidate for senate Shenna Bellows just conceded the ... her concession speech as I type this, so what happens if she wins?

Does A Concession Mean It's Over? : It's All Politics : NPR

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Sep 2, 2010 ... Conceding the election does not supersede the actual vote totals. ... the Conservative Party candidate who forced Dede Scozzafava (R) out of ...

Do they still continue to count ballots after one of the ...

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What happens if someone concedes and then it's found out that he had the votes needed to win? posted by FunkyHelix to Law & Government ...

What Happens to Leftover Campaign Money? - The Wallet - WSJ

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Nov 4, 2008 ... So Americans have voted with their wallets as well as their ballots, and candidates have spent that money. But what if, after all the ads, ...

Leftover Campaign Funds - FactCheck.org

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Feb 15, 2008 ... Q: What happens to a candidate's leftover campaign funds when he or ... Do candidates for elected office keep donations to their campaigns for ...

What Happens After Elections

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What Happens After Elections. With the votes ... Republican candidate John McCain — his wife by his side — concedes the election to his Democratic opponent ...

Bernie Sanders Iowa Caucuses results: He refuses to concede ...

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Feb 2, 2016 ... Bernie Sanders isn't ready to concede in Iowa just yet, citing reports that some ... two candidates in precincts that have an odd number of delegates. ... but others could have happened since there was no requirement to report ...

Hillary Clinton Should Concede to Bernie Sanders Before The FBI ...

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2 days ago ... Millions of Democrats are voting for a presidential candidate linked to an FBI. ... What happens if Clinton wins the nomination, and the FBI ...

Getting The Votes and Getting Elected - Our White House

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You might think that the candidate who receives the most votes becomes president. ... In fact, when this happened in 1876, the state of the union was so fragile that the ... Al Gore called his opponent Republican George W. Bush to concede.

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In the US electoral system, why is so much made of a losing ... - Quora

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Nov 5, 2014 ... If a candidate concedes and the final tally shows s/he actually won, what ... What happens if presidential candidates cannot get the required ...

What is the rationale for conceding defeat in an election? - Quora

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I see this often for the apparent losing candidate in Presidential elections. .... It provides an opportunity for framing and defining what happened over the past ...

Legal Effect of a Concession by a Presidential Candidate?

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Nov 3, 2008 ... To illustrate this, let's say that Candidate Y concedes, believing that he has ..... What happens if the apparent winner dies before the Electoral ...