What does the term lame duck refer to?
Means your lame or a weakling
"Lame duck" is a political term to describe someone who has been voted out of office or termed out.
It isn't "sitting duck" but lame duck. A lame duck is a person in office whose term of office is nearly finished.
The term lame duck refers to somebody weak. For example, when an elected official's successor has already been elected, but has not taken office. It is also occasionally used to disparage a politician who will not serve again, such as a US president near the end of his second term. A lame duck session is a session of an officials whose successors have already been elected (but not inaugurated). The original use of the term… Read More
The usual term is a "lame duck" president, although this can also be applied to a two term president who's party is voted out of office for the next election - i.e. George H.W. Bush was a "lame duck" president because he only served one term, and George W. Bush was a "lame duck " president because his party lost the next presidential election.
A 'lame duck' refers to a political candidate in the last stages of his or her term of office after an election has taken place and a new candidate has been chosen to replace said duck.
A duck call is a hunting term for when someone imitates the sound a duck makes so that ducks can be hunted more easily. A duck call can also refer to an object that would make a duck sound.
They are in the final days of their term and their power, though intact, is weak - as weak as a lame duck.
The 22nd constitutional amendment is not a direct cause of Lame-duck presidents. A Lame-duck president will result anytime a new president is elected. The only real impact this amendment has on this occurance is that it guarantees that a lame-duck occurs every 8 years at the latest, as a president cannot be elected to a third term. Before this amendment it was traditional for a president not to seek a third term as President Washington… Read More
He is sometimes called a lame duck.
The lame duck amendment reduced the amount of time between election day and the beginning of the Congressional, Presidential and Vice Presidential term. It became the 20th amendment and was ratified in 1933.
This is the time when a politician is nearly done with his/her term and the time before they are reelected.
The lame duck period is the period of time in which an elected official is coming to the end of their term and a new candidate has been elected to the position. With the impending end of their term coming up, some officials become fairly ineffective during this time.
The Lame Duck Congress was created on 2000-11-08.
His term ended when he could not capture the nomination to run for a second term and so was a lame duck until his term expired.
As lame as a duck
What is an outgoing official serving out the remainder of a term after retiring or being defeated for reelection?
The term for a defeated or term-limited incumbent is a "lame duck" (from its inability to continue on).
The cast of Lame Duck and the Knob Live at Oranssi - 2005 includes: Petri Helske as Drums in Lame Duck Tapani Kangas as Guitar and Vocals in The Knob Mika Tervonen as Bass in Lame Duck
In this case, the lame duck vice-president would become president.
The period between the election day and the inauguration is commonly referred to as the "lame duck" period. The out-going president is commonly referred to as a "lame duck" president. Of course. this term does not apply if the president has just been re-elected and is waiting to begin his second term.
Govener Jodi Rell is a lame duck because she is working beyond the election even if she is not reelected
Lame duck is referred to the period of time between the election and the new office holders take office. There is no incentive for the old office holders to do any work. The expression originated in the 1700's to refer to a broker who was delinquent in their debts. In the late 1860's it began to be used as a term to describe weak and ineffective politicians. It now is typically used to describe elected… Read More
Duck Dodgers - 2003 A Lame Duck Mind 3-10 was released on: USA: 14 October 2005
A lame duck is an elected official whose tenure is about to end. The 20th Amendment shortened the lame duck period by moving the beginning of the new Congress to January 3 and the presidential inauguration to January 20.
Ducks are not lame. I am doing a project on them and they are very interesting. But to answer your question, there are MANY (non-lame) ducks. probably about 25 or more different kinds.. no probably like 35. so fyi,,,, DUCKS ARE NOT LAME! BY THE WAYYYYY! Answer: Lame duck is a political idiom. It refers to someone who did not get re-elected and is now finishing out his or her term. Generally it is difficult… Read More
What term describes a president who is serving during the period of time between the election and the inauguration of a new president?
Lame duck is the term for a president , or other elected official , in this position.
Answer lame duck
The term has nothing to do with horses. It refers to an elected official that is still in office but not expected to continue.
the "Lame Duck Amendment"
"Lame Duck" really it is
The Lame Duck Amendment.
Incumbent. ("the office holder") If unable to run for re-election (due to term limits), the official is known as a "lame duck".
What word is used to describe not only a President but any public office holder who will not be returning when his or her current term ends?
That is called a lame duck. It will not fly again.
"lame duck" is used for a person in this situation. It is used especially when a person has been defeated for re-election but is still in office.
cuz they like to quack
William h. Taft
George HW Bush
Any president or congressperson who loses the election but still has to fill out the rest of their term is called a "Lame Duck." That is why you will hear about the "lame duck session" of congress, referring to the fact that some members have been defeated and are completing their final month and a half before being replaced.
Elections were held in November. Congressmen serve until late January. Anyone who is currently serving but lost the election, and so will be leaving in late January, is called a lame duck.
It is called "lame duck"
That this horse can only be used as a pet.
He is a lame duck.
The midnight judges.
The outgoing official is called a lame duck. The period of time this official is still in office is called the lame duck period.
What are the release dates for The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters - 1963 The Day of the Lame Duck - 1.21?
The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters - 1963 The Day of the Lame Duck - 1.21 was released on: USA: 9 February 1964
The term is "lame duck". (This term also applies to a President who cannot seek re-election or to any other official or executive who will be leaving his position of power soon. )
yes, she is the 14th president of the philippines, but ahe is now a lame-duck president, since the end of her term is nearing.
It shortened the period of transition between presidents
It is called a "Lame Duck."