Sentence Examples


  • The franchise is somewhat wider than the parliamentary.
  • In the third Duma, elected on a restricted franchise, the Octobrists assumed the leading role.
  • He at the same time instituted what was called a second chamber, the franchise qualifications for which were easier, but which was not endowed with any real power.
  • But the exclusion of Gregoire from the chamber and the changes in the franchise embittered the Radicals without conciliating the "Ultras."
  • The system of apportionment and the franchise qualifications were worked out to meet the needs of a group of agricultural communities.