Example sentences for: incumbents

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Numerous comments were received regarding the proposed plan to convert microwave incumbents to secondary status when the relocation rules sunset in 2005 and thereafter, licensees would not be required to pay relocation costs after that date to such incumbents.

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

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


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