What is Partisan Voting?
Partisan voting is when a representative of constituents (the people who vote for the representative) votes on laws that are from their party and against the opposing party. The want to vote for laws that will oppose the party they aren't from.
Nebraska is a closed primary state. You need to declare your party affiliation in order to vote in primary elections. If you register without a political party affiliation, you will receive only the non-partisan ballots at a primary election. Non-partisans may designate a party preference at primary elections and receive partisan ballots for the Senate and House congressional races. Party designation has no bearing when voting a non-partisan ballot or in the general election.
Are either elected or appointed by the governor or state legislature and are supposed to be non-partisan?
"Partisan", in the context of politics, means "of or for a party". That's it. So, a "partisan stance" would mean approving of the position of a political party. In today's environment, "partisan" often is used to mean "unreasonable" or "uncompromising". Thus, to accuse someone of taking a partisan stance means that they back a certain political party's policy, and refuse to consider a compromise or alternative. It carries the negative connotation that the person is…
PVI can have different meanings, depending on the context the acronym is used. It might mean the 'Partisan Voting Index' when used to discuss votes and political reports, or 'Pilot Vehicle Interface' in the military field. A full list of acronym meanings can be obtained on the popular 'allacronyms' website.