Nonpartisan elections are generally held for municipal and county offices. In addition, some school boards elections are nonpartisan and nonpartisan elections are common in the election of judges. On the other hand, partisan elections openly list a candidate's party affiliation on the ballot.
- Merriam-Webster, "Nonpartisan," accessed March 28, 2014
- Pitt.edu, "Party Identification and Vote Choice in Partisan and Nonpartisan Elections," accessed May 1, 2014
- National League of Cities, "Partisan vs. Nonpartisan Elections," accessed May 1, 2014
- Nebraska Legislature, "History of the Unicameral," accessed May 1, 2014