a person who does not vote.
a person who is not eligible to vote.

Origin of nonvoter

Related formsnon·vot·ing, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for nonvoting

Contemporary Examples of nonvoting

  • But the General Assembly could still upgrade the Palestinians from nonvoting observer “entity” to permanent observer “state.”

    The Daily Beast logo
    U.N. to Vote on Palestine

    September 27, 2011

Historical Examples of nonvoting

  • The Central Committee is a large working party organ, which in 1973 included 147 members and 110 candidate (nonvoting) members.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

  • At heart she was a nonvoting Garrisonian abolitionist and would not support a political party which in any way sanctioned slavery.

British Dictionary definitions for nonvoting



of or relating to a nonvoter
finance (of shares) not entitling the holder to vote at company meetings



a person who does not vote
a person not eligible to vote
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012