abstentionism

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abstentionism

(æbˈstɛnʃənɪzəm)
n
the policy of withholding one's vote or refusing to participate in some other aspect of the political process
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Tom Eilliot had a dig at Sinn Fein abstensionism with this UUP retweet: "A vote for @ telliott_UUP is a vote for an MP that WILL represent you in Parliament.