Nominees

Nomination is part of the process of selecting a candidate for either election to an office, or the bestowing of an honor or award.

In the context of elections for public office, a candidate who has been selected by a political party is normally said to be the nominee of that party. The party's selection (that is, the nomination) is typically accomplished either based on one or more primary elections or by means of a political party convention or caucus, according to the rules of the party and any applicable election laws. A collection of nominees approved from the full list of candidates is usually known as a shortlist; public statements of support for a candidate's nomination are known as endorsements (see political endorsement and testimonial).

In some jurisdictions the nominee of a recognized political party is entitled to appear on the general election ballot paper. Candidates who are unaffiliated with any political party are typically required to submit a nominating petition in order to gain ballot access. In others all candidates have to meet nomination rules criteria to stand.

Candidate comes from the Latin word "candida" (white). In Ancient Rome, people running for political office would often wear togas chalked and bleached to be bright white. Such garments would be worn by candidates at speeches, debates, conventions, and other public functions.

In parliamentary procedure, there are a number of motions relating to nominations.


Other articles related to "nominees, nominee":

Lists Of Hispanic Academy Award Winners And Nominees By Country
... These are the lists of Hispanic Academy Award winners and nominees by country (except for the United States) ... List of Argentine Academy Award winners and nominees List of Chilean Academy Award winners and nominees List of Colombian Academy Award winners and nominees List of Cuban ...
List Of Awards And Nominations Received By Heath Ledger - See Also
... List of oldest and youngest Academy Award winners and nominees – youngest nominees for Best Actor List of posthumous Academy Award winners and nominees ...
Logie Award For Most Outstanding Drama Series - 1990s
1999 Winner SeaChange, ABC TV Nominees Blue Heelers, Channel Seven Water Rats, Channel Nine Wildside, ABC TV 1998 Winner Frontline, ABC TV Nominees Good Guys Bad Guys, Channel Nine Water Rats, Channel Nine 1997 ...
List Of Actors Nominated For Two Academy Awards In The Same Year - Nominees
... Category Film title used in nomination Result 1938 Fay Bainter Best Actress White Banners Nominee Best Supporting Actress Jezebel Academy Award !Won Academy Award 1942 Teresa Wright Best Actress The Pride of the ... Miniver Academy Award !Won Academy Award 1944 Barry Fitzgerald Best Actor Going My Way Nominee Best Supporting Actor Going My Way Academy Award !Won Academy Award 1982 ...