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See also: veepstakes
Veepstakes (plural Veepstakes)
- (US, politics, humorous) Process by which candidates for the Presidency of the United States choose a running mate.
- The candidate for the challenging party was undergoing a Veepstakes.
2008 June 15, Mark Leibovich, “Tiny Town: Washington After a Fall”, in New York Times:
- It’s a particularly acute concern in television and politics — ratings, veepstakes, poll numbers, the kind of things that mean everything and nothing in Washington.