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Incumbent

Any officer in a company, especially a large corporation. Incumbents include the CEO, managing director, and members of the board of directors. Corporations usually must provide an incumbency certificate, which lists the names and positions of the corporation's officers, on demand of any member of the public.
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Peter Hankwitz, "the only openly gay male Republican running for Congress in this election," is trying to unseat Democratic incumbent Brad Sherman in California's 27th district.
The race was decided not so much on the public's nascent impressions of the challenger, but on their dissatisfaction with the incumbent.
First Ward Alderman Jesse Granato went into this year's election attempting to do what has become a common first step for incumbents in local aldermanic campaigns: eliminate the competition.
air markets, found little evidence of any practices by major incumbent carriers against smaller new entrants that could be deemed predatory.
Accurately measuring how incumbent spending leads to votes is of obvious importance.
The simple truth is that campaign contributors respond to high incumbent reelection rates more than cause them.
We argue that these researchers counterintuitive findings are the result of using models which do not adequately correct for the simultaneous determination of the election outcome and campaign contributions, and which do not include an electoral check on incumbent behavior.
The number of significant alternative operators is decreasing and further consolidation is expected in the coming years, with the growing size of the emerging survivors providing scale to more effectively compete against the fixed-line incumbent.