- not partisan; objective.
- not supporting or controlled by a political party, special interest group, or the like.
- a person who is nonpartisan.
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Examples from the Web for nonpartisan
To be fair, there are nonpartisan, academic roots to the vision of the Cold War as a model of stability, not volatility.Rick Perry: America’s Next Top Strategist?
September 20, 2014
The nonpartisan Cook Political Report has currently classified the Colorado Senate race as a tossup.Democratic Senator Calls on CIA Director to Resign
July 31, 2014
“They need more watching than members of Congress,” says Bert Brandenburg, executive director of the nonpartisan Justice at Stake.Who’s Watching Your Statehouse? No One.
July 19, 2014
For instance, in 2012, nonpartisan pollster Gallup whiffed and showed Romney ahead on Election Day nationwide.The Cantor Prediction Is Part of a Pattern: GOP Pollsters Stink
Kristen Soltis Anderson
June 17, 2014
The money is characterized by the nonpartisan group as “a drop in the bucket” compared to what is being spent against her.Outside Cash Floods North Carolina Judicial Race
May 4, 2014
The new organization must of course be nonpartisan and non-political.The Story of The American Legion
George Seay Wheat
A nonpartisan group of respected authorities in the field of agriculture has already been appointed as an interim advisory group.
Much is to be hoped from civil service reform, proportional representation, and nonpartisan elections.Liberty In The Nineteenth Century
Frederic May Holland
Some farmers objected to the Grange because it was a secret organization; others, because it was nonpartisan.The Agrarian Crusade
Solon J. Buck
Since this is a nonpartisan article designed to promote good feeling it will probably be just as well not to go into this.Seeing Things at Night
- not partisan or aligned, esp not affiliated to, influenced by, or supporting any one political party
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