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."
  • Convicts not pardoned with an explicit restoration of suffrage privileges are disfranchised - a rare clause in the United States.
  • The suffrage is extended to all citizens over twenty-one years of age who can read and write and have either attained a certain standard of elementary education or are qualified by paying a rent which varies from 6 in communes of 2500 inhabitants to 16 in communes of 15p,ooo inhabitants, or, if peasant farmers, I6s.
 

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