right to vote

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a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US Constitution

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Panahov said that no limitsin Azerbaijan in this regard, and everyone has the right to vote.
In fact, as the government has enacted legislation to enhance women's turnout in polls, it would be rather favourable if the same is done for the transgender community too, to lawfully secure their right to vote.
Campaigns for women's rights, including the right to vote, started around the mid-19th century, but it wasn't really until 1897, when Millicent Fawcett founded the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies, that the campaign for women's suffrage gained momentum.
Labour's national party seized on the plans to urge the Tories to give 16- and 17-year-olds the right to vote in UK general elections, arguing that the current rules which only allow those aged 18 and over to participate were "inconsistent and unsustainable".
The petitioners prayed the court to ensure implementation of its verdict on grant of right to vote to Pakistanis.
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday approached the Supreme Court to grant millions of overseas Pakistanis settled in 159 countries across the globe the right to vote.
If Trump were truly concerned with protecting Americas democracy, hed be ensuring every eligible American has the right to vote and support the investigations into Russias attack on our elections.
4% - state that Bulgarians living abroad for economic reasons should not have the right to vote because their choice affects the people living in Bulgaria.
A poll taken in late December revealed that six out of every 10 Uruguayans support the right to vote and to be elected to any post, even president, for fellow citizens who live abroad (NotiSur, Oct.
If in the Western countries even wars were fought for the right to vote, here the right to vote can be denied with a ridiculous decision by the negotiators, who are reportedly legitimate representatives of the citizens, that is to say, the disputed voters," Bela said.
Citing election rules, Revilla said a detainee can exercise his right to vote either through special polling places or through escorted voting at the precinct where he is registered.
It is also their right to vote in whatever way they want without fear, prejudice or pressure and Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale recognises this has not been allowed to happen in the past and she, rightly, is out to change it.
We live in a democracy - we have the right to vote for whoever we want in a free and fair election, which many other countries do not allow.
The judgment that it was illegal to deny 1,015 prisoners the vote between 2009 and 2011 follows the ruling by the ECHR in October 2005, in the case of Hirst v the UK, that refusing prisoners the right to vote is a violation of article 3 of protocol 1 to the European convention on human rights, which relates to the right to free elections.
I like thousands of fellow British expats lost my right to vote by the 15-year exclusion rule.