Examples of running mate in a Sentence
When John F. Kennedy ran for president, his running mate was Lyndon Johnson.
inseparable running mates who first met when they were in elementary school
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Boehner is joined on the board of advisers by former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld, a Republican who left office in 1997 and was former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson's running mate in 2016 on the libertarian party ticket.
The winner’s running mate, Epsy Campbell Barr, will be the first black female vice president in the Americas.
By 1988, after Bush had secured the GOP nomination, McCain was among Bush's rumored choices for running mate.
Jones on Wednesday stood with DeWine and DeWine’s running mate, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, on the 12th floor of the Residence Inn overlooking Lytle Park.
Brunson’s running mate is 6-7 forward Mikal Bridges, a redshirt junior who is the Wildcats' best pro prospect.
DeWine and running mate Jon Husted have more than $10.5 million in the bank.
Wink Hartman, a Wichita oil magnate who dropped out of the race for governor last month and endorsed Kobach, officially joined the ticket as Kobach’s running mate during an event Wednesday morning in Topeka.
He and running mate Mindy Finn, a political strategist, founded Stand Up Republic, and then Stand Up Ideas, as campaign and think-tank offshoots of the protecting-against-Trump project.
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Definition of running mate for English Language Learners
: the person who runs with someone in an election (such as an election to choose a new president) and who is given the less important position (such as vice president) if they are elected
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