·A minor-party or independent candidate，… can draw votes away from the major-party nominees but stands almost no chance of defeating them.
·In deciding whether to pursue a course of action， they try to estimate its likely impact on the voters.
·The slogan was meant as a reminder to the candidate and the staff to keep the campaign focused on the nation‘s slow-moving economy.
·Whether voters accept this image， however， depends more on external factors than on a candidate‘s personal characteristics.
·As in 1980， when Jimmy Carter lost to Ronald Reagan during tough economic times， the voters were motivated largely by a desire for change.
·Bush tried to stir images of his strong leadership of the war， but voters remained concerned about the economy.
·The invention is going to cause a big stir in the world.
·You should save up money to make provision for the future.