right to vote


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Noun1.right to vote - a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitutionright to vote - a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment; "American women got the vote in 1920"
universal suffrage - suffrage for all adults who are not disqualified by the laws of the country
enfranchisement, franchise - a statutory right or privilege granted to a person or group by a government (especially the rights of citizenship and the right to vote)
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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may I be in my grave before a woman has the right to vote in England!
The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized.
The Scottish Government has published legislation to extend the right to vote in Scottish elections to citizens of all nationalities legally resident in Paisley and across the country.
,,I voted for a united, strong and stable Europe'', told reporters after exercising her right to vote in Kardzhali, National Assembly Chairman, Tsveta Karayancheva reported BTA.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement to mark the 100th anniversary of the House passage of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote:
Local celebrities encouraged Filipinos to vote wisely as they themselves exercised their right to vote.
Rodriguez took to Instagram to express her excitement to exercise her right to vote in a photo with her husband and her indelible ink-smeared finger.
As Americans head to the polls, there are already concerns that voters, especially African Americans, in some parts of the country are being denied their fundamental right to vote.
LAHORE -- Former Railways minister and PML-N leader Khawaja Saad Rafique has moved the Lahore High Court to bar the expatriates from using their right to vote in the by-elections scheduled for October 14.
LONDON -- Overseas Pakistanis have won the right to vote in Pakistani elections after a hard-fought battle of nearly 25 years, speakers at a press conference said .
The right to vote to overseas Pakistanis was given under the Election Commission Act 2017.
Over 93,000 women in the district exercised their right to vote in all the seven constituencies.