non·​elect·​ed | \ ˌnän-i-ˈlek-təd How to pronounce nonelected (audio) \

Definition of nonelected

: not chosen or filled by a vote : not elected nonelected board members nonelected government positions

Examples of nonelected in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Naomi Kelly is the top nonelected official in San Francisco, overseeing 25 departments, approximately 2,700 employees and an annual budget of nearly $750 million. Megan Cassidy,, "City Administrator Naomi Kelly to resign amid City Hall scandal," 12 Jan. 2021 The Legislative Compensation Board, which is made up of nonelected officials, approved the raises last year. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "Hospital pressure, vaccine plans, hiking boom: News from around our 50 states," 3 Dec. 2020 When selecting electors this year, the D.C. Democratic Party wanted to make a point to select nonelected officials and to pick a slate of all women in honor of the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, said the party’s chair, Charles Wilson. Washington Post, "D.C.’s electoral votes will all be cast by women — including this Howard University graduate," 11 Nov. 2020 District 11 Supervisor Marty Wolf of Cedarburg expressed wariness of all nonpartisan, nonelected bodies, like the Wisconsin Elections Commission. Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Ozaukee County Board rejects referendum on nonpartisan redistricting," 15 Jan. 2020 The nonelected Estes, who filed as Ron M. Estes, lives in Wichita and is a first-time candidate. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "Dems start to get serious about 2020," 1 June 2018

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First Known Use of nonelected

1645, in the meaning defined above

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29 Jan 2021

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“Nonelected.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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