right to vote


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Synonyms for right to vote

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

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She accused PTI supporters of abusing her mother and said you (the PTI) had converted Islamabad into a public toilet for democracy and 'now you are abusing my mother just because I exercised my right to vote.
The resolution said that millions of expatriate Pakistanis staying in different countries of the world have been deprived of the right to vote.
On the past elections, Macedonia had a passive population census and all citizens who had the right to vote were registered in the election census of the institutions.
We should, as citizens, have the right to vote any way we wish.
We must keep our right to vote and the electoral process fair, equitable and most importantly, inclusive of all.
Today, 7 May 2014 is a public holiday and government appeals to employers to allow employees time off so that they can exercise their democratic right to vote.
Whilst under the existing EU Treaties, member states are competent to determine who can benefit from the right to vote in national elections, disenfranchisement practices can negatively affect EU free movement rights.
DAVID Cameron has been warned of a "disaster" if Britain quits the EU human rights convention over prisoners' right to vote.
THE Supreme Court has dismissed two convicted murderers' claims that EU law gives them the right to vote.
KABUL (PAN): The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday said it was in talks with the Presidential Palace and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on how to grant overseas Afghans their right to vote in the April 5 presidential elections.
The judgement found that European law did not provide citizens with a right to vote and that the matter is for individual member states to decide.
The state settled Wednesday a damages suit filed in Kyoto by an adult ward who had called for the right to vote saying a provision in the public offices election law that strips the voting right from adults helped by guardians should be invalidated.
Also at the moment the Welsh Assembly and Scottish Parliament vote on some domestic matters concerning the relevant countries, but the relevant Welsh and Scots MPs do not have the right to vote in the Welsh Assembly or Scottish Parliament.
Islamabad: Pakistan People's Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said millions of Pakistanis living outside the country must have the right to vote in national elections and also run for seats in the country's parlaiment and provincial assemblies.
The movement to give women the right to vote and the right to run for office in Quebec is an epic story that deserves to be told, especially to young people, who may find it inspiring.