Sentence Examples

  • The right of suffrage is confined by the constitution to adult male citizens who have resided in the state for one year.
  • The members of both chambers owe their election to universal suffrage; but the Senate is not elected directly by the people and the Chamber of Deputies is.
  • Suffrage was by this constitution first extended to women tax-payers in questions " submitted to the tax-payers, as such."
  • The deputies are elected by direct suffrage for the legislative session of three years, and have the same immunities from legal process as the senators.
  • Convicts not pardoned with an explicit restoration of suffrage privileges are disfranchised - a rare clause in the United States.

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