"campaigned" in the verb sense
1. campaign, run
run, stand, or compete for an office or a position
"Who's running for treasurer this year?"
2. crusade, fight, press, campaign, push, agitate
exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person be an advocate for
"The liberal party pushed for reforms"
"She is crusading for women's rights"
"The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
3. campaign, take the field
go on a campaign go off to war
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