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This also filters down to state legislatures, where “Republican-drawn maps in 2012 had a much larger partisan bias than Democratic ones,” says David Shor, a Democratic data analyst.

From Vox

These recommendations—not a partisan investigative report—should serve as the basis for Congressional action.

From Fortune

However, that likely won’t stop some partisan sources, including possibly the president himself, from declaring premature victory.

From Ozy

This non-partisan organization gets you checking your registration in just two steps.

In states where Democrats controlled the redistricting process, partisan bias is also a problem, but the effect is smaller because those states are often made up of fewer districts.

It was a rare moment of bipartisan unity in partisan Washington.

This is a job for independent committees, like Bowles-Simpson, not a partisan slugfest.

The first meeting featured multiple speakers deeply rooted in a partisan agenda.

A number of clearly partisan studies have suggested that cats are unfeeling and sociopathic.

According to the non-partisan Public Policy Institute, California has the highest poverty rate in the nation.

He was so zealous a partisan of democracy, and of Cromwell, that the authorities frequently placed him in a straight jacket.

He was a bitter partisan, had the utmost contempt for everything Northern, but withal a noble and chivalric gentleman.

"In one of the little partisan battles in Missouri," answered Mark, without hesitation.

Another less noted partisan appeared before Castlemaine on Christmas Eve with thirty sword and target men.

He praised the Chancellor for acting as a partisan, though no doubt he was fair enough about prices.


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to partisan, such as: biased, one-sided, sectarian, sympathetic, unjust, and accessory.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.