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Synonyms for disenfranchise

deprive of voting rights


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The poll watchdogs said one out of 15 VCMs is potentially not working, which could disenfranchise around 3 million voters.
The President noted that there was no justification for anyone, let alone Minority MPs, to 'come back and then say these particular people are doing this to disenfranchise x, y or z persons.
It doesn't disenfranchise people who have trouble getting enough time away from work to commute to their polling place and vote.
Silvestre "Bebot" Bello III, who served as justice secretary during Ramos administration lamented the SC ruling, maintaining that the Comelec policy would disenfranchise a substantial number of voters.
This served to disenfranchise thousands more of urban voters on Election Day," it said.
In just the period between 1874 and 1882, every Southern state but Texas found ways to disenfranchise those convicted of minor crimes like petty theft.
However, it would be wrong to disenfranchise 2.4 million Democrats in Florida and Michigan for the pigheadedness and folly of their state and national party leaders.
"There is a certain amount of confusion and this is a substantial reason why it is wrong for Labour to disenfranchise a lot of people by going for an election in November."
It is both entirely inaccurate and highly inappropriate to suggest that there was a deliberate intention to disenfranchise smaller "conservative" dioceses by choosing Winnipeg or a hotel for the site of General Synod 2007.
These measures would disproportionately disenfranchise people of color, particularly Blacks in many areas of the country.
During the legislative session, Democrats said the law would disenfranchise nearly 200,000 eligible voters, including many elderly and minority voters.
Just the barriers to obtain a photo ID may disenfranchise enough minority voters to violate the Voting Rights Act (VRA).
"But this would disenfranchise a whole bunch of people who are his constituents....
* In 48 states and the District of Columbia, all convicted adults in prison are denied the vote; 36 states disenfranchise felons on parole; 29 disenfranchise those on probation; 11 disenfranchise former offenders for life.
Outlandish dress codes at state dinners to further disenfranchise the poor.