national committee

noun

: the chief executive agency of a political party usually consisting of members chosen by the national convention to represent geographical areas or constituent elements in the party and having general supervisory powers over the organization of national conventions and the planning of campaigns
the national committee … was brought into being for the purpose of directing the presidential campaignH. R. Penniman

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“National committee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/national%20committee. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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