Sentence Examples


  • The franchise is somewhat wider than the parliamentary.
  • 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."
  • In the third Duma, elected on a restricted franchise, the Octobrists assumed the leading role.
  • Coloured persons are not, by name, excluded from the franchise, but no persons " subject to special laws and tribunals," 1 in which category all natives are included, are entitled to vote.