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When it comes to voting rights, Democrats push voter protection while Republicans shout voter fraud in a crowded polling place. Democrats think anyone who can vote should vote; Republicans think everyone who should vote can vote.
Christine Pelosi

Meaning of "voting rights" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VOTING RIGHTS

voting rights  [ˈvəʊtɪŋ raɪts] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VOTING RIGHTS

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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Voting rights is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VOTING RIGHTS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

voting rights

Suffrage

Suffrage, political franchise, or simply franchise, distinct from other rights to vote, is the right to vote gained through the democratic process. The right to run for office is sometimes called candidate eligibility, and the combination of both rights is sometimes called full suffrage. In many languages, the right to vote is called the active right to vote and the right to run for office is called the passive right to vote. In English, these are sometimes called active suffrage and passive suffrage. Suffrage is often conceived in terms of elections for representatives. However, suffrage applies equally to initiatives and referenda. Suffrage describes not only the legal right to vote, but also the practical question of whether a question will be put to a vote. The utility of suffrage is reduced when important questions are decided unilaterally by elected or non-elected representatives. In most democracies, eligible voters can vote in elections of representatives. Voting on issues by initiative may be available in some jurisdictions but not others. For example, while some U.S.

Definition of voting rights in the English dictionary

The definition of voting rights in the dictionary is the entitlement of an individual to vote.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VOTING RIGHTS


brights
braɪts
daylights
ˈdeɪˌlaɪts
Dolomites
ˈdɒləˌmaɪts
footlights
ˈfʊtˌlaɪts
heights
ˈhaɪts
highlights
ˈhaɪlaɪts
knights
naɪts
lights
laɪts
lowlights
ˈləʊlaɪts
nights
naɪts
rights
raɪts
sights
saɪts
tights
taɪts
whites
waɪts

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VOTING RIGHTS

vote-catching
vote-loser
vote-winner
voteable
voteen
voteless
voter
voter registration
voter registration card
voting
voting booth
voting machine
voting paper
voting precinct
voting share
votive
votive candle
votively
votiveness
votress

WORDS THAT END LIKE VOTING RIGHTS

animal rights
Arabian Nights
Bill of Rights
bragging rights
bright lights
by rights
Christmas lights
civil rights
hazard lights
hazard warning lights
human rights
northern lights
polar lights
proprietary rights
State rights
the bright lights
thoughts
Thousand and One Nights
to rights
traffic lights
Wuthering Heights

Synonyms and antonyms of voting rights in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «voting rights» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VOTING RIGHTS

Find out the translation of voting rights to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of voting rights from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «voting rights» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

投票权
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

derechos de voto
570 millions of speakers

English

voting rights
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मतदान का अधिकार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حقوق التصويت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

права голоса
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

direitos de voto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভোটাধিকার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

droits de vote
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hak mengundi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Stimmrechte
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

議決権
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의결권
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hak pilih
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quyền biểu quyết
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாக்களிக்கும் உரிமைகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मतदान हक्क
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Oy hakları
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

diritto di voto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prawa głosu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

права голосу
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

drepturile de vot
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δικαιώματα ψήφου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stemreg
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rösträtt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stemmerett
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of voting rights

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VOTING RIGHTS»

The term «voting rights» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.787 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VOTING RIGHTS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about voting rights

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8 QUOTES WITH «VOTING RIGHTS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word voting rights.
1
Sidney Blumenthal
It was the biggest suppression of voting rights in our country's history since Jim Crow. And the thread of race runs from the beginning to the end of my book.
2
Dick Gephardt
I have been a long and strong supporter of civil rights in my whole career. I led the fight to get the voting rights act re-enacted. I have been a strong supporter of affirmative action. I believe in it strongly.
3
Jeff Greenfield
Men and women in my lifetime have died fighting for the right to vote: people like James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, who were murdered while registering black voters in Mississippi in 1964, and Viola Liuzzo, who was murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in 1965 during the Selma march for voting rights.
4
Marty Meehan
Parts of the voting rights Act are due to expire next year if Congress doesn't extend them, including the section that guarantees that voting rights will be protected by the federal government.
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Marc Morial
We must continue to have voting rights in the state, not to politicize this, but they must have a voice in the rebuilding effort in the community from which they have been displaced.
6
Christine Pelosi
When it comes to voting rights, Democrats push voter protection while Republicans shout voter fraud in a crowded polling place. Democrats think anyone who can vote should vote; Republicans think everyone who should vote can vote.
7
Jerry A. Webman
In many cases, the Treasury will get preferred or convertible preferred stock for the money it gives to banks. These shares typically don't have voting rights, possibly to give more of a hands-off appearance to the government.
8
Andrew Young
I'm against voter fraud in any form, and I have long supported a national voter ID card. But ID cards need not - and must not - restrict voting rights in any way, shape or form.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VOTING RIGHTS»

Discover the use of voting rights in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to voting rights and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Voting rights--and wrongs: the elusive quest for racially ...
In Voting Rights-and Wrongs: The Elusive Quest for Racially Fair Elections, Abigail Thernstrom explores the complex issues raised by the Voting Rights Act today.
Abigail M. Thernstrom, 2009
2
Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the ...
In Bending Toward Justice, celebrated historian Gary May describes how black voters overcame centuries of bigotry to secure and preserve one of their most important rights as American citizens.
Gary May, 2013
3
The Voting Rights Act of 1965: Historical Background and ...
This book delves into the history of the Voting Rights Act as well as the current challenges and issues that face Congress.
Garrine P. Laney, 2003
4
Controversies in Minority Voting: The Voting Rights Act in ...
This book discusses how the Fifteenth Amendment and the 1965 Voting Rights Act transformed American politics, and looks at the role major civil rights groups have played in lobbying for extensions and amendments in order to insure that its ...
Bernard Grofman, Chandler Davidson
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Whose Votes Count?: Affirmative Action and Minority Voting ...
Describes unexpected effects of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, discusses election rights, modern politics, and voting districts, and looks at election issues of the future
Abigail M. Thernstrom, 1987
6
A Voting Rights Odyssey: Black Enfranchisement in Georgia
Details the efforts of the white leadership in Georgia to deny blacks their voting rights.
Laughlin McDonald, 2003
7
Democracy for All: Restoring Immigrant Voting Rights in the U.S.
Voting is for citizens only, right?
Ron Hayduk, 2012
8
America Votes!: A Guide to Modern Election Law and Voting Rights
This detailed snapshot of America's voting and electoral practices, problems, and most current issues addresses a variety of fundamental areas concerning election law from a federal perspective, with coverage of such topics as voter ...
Benjamin E. Griffith, 2008
9
Women's Voting Rights
Traces the history of the fight for women's voting rights and the pioneers who worked to achieve equality for women in the United States
Miles Harvey, 1998
10
Voting Rights
Essays present differing views on issues related to the rights of voters, such as mandatory voting and the expansion of global voting rights.
Tom Lansford, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VOTING RIGHTS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term voting rights is used in the context of the following news items.
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NC Trial Outcome Could Sway National Voting Rights Measures
A federal trial in Winston-Salem, N.C., that begins Monday will have big implications for voting rights in the state and, potentially, across the country. The U.S. ... «NPR, Jul 15»
2
Clinton calls out GOP opponents by name on voting rights
Washington (CNN) Hillary Clinton accused four potential GOP presidential rivals by name of being "scared of letting citizens have their say" as she called ... «CNN, Jun 15»
3
Push to restore voting rights for felons gathers momentum
“It would be transformative if everybody voted,” President Obama told a crowd in Cleveland Wednesday. He even mused about the idea of making voting ... «MSNBC, Mar 15»
4
Celebrating Selma without fixing the Voting Rights Act dishonors the …
Long after he had left his career as a civil rights lawyer to become a justice on the Supreme Court, Thurgood Marshall described his 1944 success in a case ... «Los Angeles Times, Mar 15»
5
Democrats in Selma Gear Up for Long Fight on Voting Rights
In 2013, the Supreme Court made huge changes to the Voting Rights Act, eliminating a “pre-clearance” cause which allowed the Department of Justice to vet ... «TIME, Mar 15»
6
This Is What Happened Because Congress Didn't Fix The Voting
In June 2013, the Supreme Court struck down the part of the Voting Rights Act that prevented certain states with a history of discrimination from enacting ... «Huffington Post, Nov 14»
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The Supreme Court Eviscerates the Voting Rights Act in a Texas …
The Voting Rights Act ended the blight of voting discrimination in places like Selma by eliminating the literacy tests and poll taxes that prevented so many people ... «The Nation., Oct 14»
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Bleak voting rights landscape for election and beyond
In the run-up to the 2012 election, there was widespread concern about a slew of restrictive voting laws passed by Republicans. But those fears mostly weren't ... «MSNBC, Oct 14»
9
Here's Why the Supreme Court Just Made It Harder to Vote in Some …
All the cases raise claims under the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause and Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. Ultimately, the Supreme Court could well ... «Slate Magazine, Oct 14»
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North Carolina Asks Supreme Court to Intervene in Voting Rights Fight
Attorneys for North Carolina and voting rights groups battling it out over the state's 2013 voting law will have yet another hurdle to clear before it becomes clear if ... «TIME, Oct 14»

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