What is another word for also-ran?

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[ ˈɒlsə͡ʊɹˈan], [ ˈɒlsə‍ʊɹˈan], [ ˈɒ_l_s_əʊ_ɹ_ˈa_n]

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How to use "Also-ran" in context?

An "also-ran" is an unofficial political runner who, although not officially endorsed by a political party or candidate, does not campaign as a protest. Instead, they offer their support to other candidates in the race, hoping to gain voter support in the event that their preferred candidate does not win.

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