Example sentences for: incumbents

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

  • It just shows that all incumbents who aren't under house arrest will win, quips Gigot (the only incumbent to lose was a representative under house arrest).

  • Generally, incumbents do have enormous advantages in clout, money, and name recognition.

  • USA Today leads with a new poll it conducted together with CNN and Gallup that apparently indicates House incumbents now stand a better chance of re-election than at any previous time during the 1990s.

  • Having already paid too high a political price for Gingrich's failings, Republican incumbents don't want another headache leading the party.

  • The NYT fronts and the WP carries inside Bill Bradley's speech Monday in which he charged that Al Gore had little interest in campaign-finance reform because the current money-raising system favors incumbents.


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