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How I ran for election and how I lost

Roy Aleksandrovich Medvedev

How I ran for election and how I lost

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Published by Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation in Nottingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union. -- Verkhovnyĭ Sovet -- Elections.,
  • Elections -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1953-1985.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roy A. Medvedev.
    SeriesSpokesman pamphlet -- no. 68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16534282M

      Running for office is a life-consuming endeavor. I mean that in every sense of the phrase. If you want to do it and do it well, prepare to wake up at 5 a.m. each weekday and go to a subway.   No Democratic incumbents running for re-election in the House lost their seats. (This analysis excludes the election in New York’s 27th Congressional District, where votes are being recounted. Incumbent Republican Rep. Chris Collins ran for re-election .   An engineering student from Madhya Pradesh has approached to the Guinness Book of World Records and requested to enlist Rahul Gandhi's name for losing as many as 27 elections .


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