nominee

noun
nom·i·nee | \ˌnä-mə-ˈnē \

Legal Definition of nominee 

1 : a person named as the recipient of a grant, conveyance, or annuity

2 : a person named or proposed for an office, duty, or position: as

a : a person named to act as another's agent or representative

b : a candidate selected to represent a party in an election

3 : a person in whose name a stock or registered bond certificate is registered but who is not the actual owner

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