nonpartisan nonpartisan  /nɑn ˈpɑr tə zən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who is nonpartisan
  2. (adj) free from party affiliation or bias

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Usage(s):

  1. Nonprofit, nonpartisan group tracks fundraising by the front-runners.
  2. The Youth Vote Coalition, a national nonpartisan alliance of diverse organizations, is dedicated to increasing political and civic participation among young people.
  3. PTI poses the question to Josephine Johnston, associate for law and bioethics at the nonpartisan research institute, the Hastings Center.

News

  1. Leadership Transition Institute Launches to Address Multi-Billion Dollar Challenge of Ineffective Leadership Transitions

    WASHINGTON, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --   Today, leading academics, business leaders and CEB (NYSE: CEB) announce the launch of The Leadership Transition Institute . This new organization is a nonpartisan ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Bounty hunters, lead paint, kringle make for long policy list in state budget

    The state budget includes 94 nonfiscal policy items, more than in each of the past three budgets, according to the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Wisconsin State Journal

  3. City's first nonpartisan races attract voters

    Nobody knew exactly what to expect in Tuesday's first-of-its-kind nonpartisan mayoral primary. But city of Tulsa voters sure showed they were interested in taking part.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Tulsa World

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Quotes

  1. "If a candidate takes an independent, nonpartisan approach - and embraces practical solutions that challenge party orthodoxy - I'll join others in helping that candidate win the White House," Mr Bloomberg said.
    on Feb 28, 2008 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Daily Telegraph

  2. "Concrete measures should include increased transparency of the electoral process, prevention of local government abuse, a nonpartisan election commission, release of remaining political detainees and the lifting of all restrictions on the...
    on Dec 15, 2006 By: Gordon Brown Source: 940 News

  3. "I am pleased that these outstanding individuals will lend their talents to ACUS's vital mission of providing nonpartisan, practical assessments and recommendations to improve agency procedures and operations," the US President said in a statement.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Economic Times

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