Example sentences for: incumbents

How can you use “incumbents” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This is true, say Michael Bechloss (NBC's Meet the Press ), Bill Kristol ( This Week ), and Mark Shields (PBS's NewsHour With Jim Lehrer ). The reason is that people are generally quite content, say Kristol and Doyle McManus ( Washington Week in Review )--incumbents don't want to rock the boat.

  • And by the way, why should incumbents be able to fly Uncle Sugar Airlines without paying?

  • Clinton credited the Republican sweep of Tuesday's election to 1) a good economy and 2) the abundance of Republican incumbents.

  • In an attempt to balance the interests, the Commission has decided to retain the sunset date of 2005 as the date after which licensees would not have to pay relocation costs to incumbents but decided that incumbents would not convert to secondary status until and unless an emerging technology licensee required use of the spectrum, regardless of the sunset date.

  • Incumbents are wary about rocking the boat with scandal hearings.


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