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enf ranchahyzd

  • v  grant freedom to; as from slavery or servitude
    Slaves were enfranchised in the mid-19th century
  • v  grant voting rights
  • a  endowed with the rights of citizenship especially the right to vote

  • Yet "the mother half of the human family," in Emmeline Pankhurst's phrase, was fully enfranchised only in this century.
  • The film portrays blacks as savages who lusted after white women, were enfranchised through voter fraud and turned the state legislatures into pig sties.
  • Their beef, they said, wasn't so much with Chvez's Bolivarian Revolution, which many of them acknowledged had finally enfranchised the poor in a country that has the hemisphere's .
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  • Taylor: Mayor controversial for support of gay rights
    Boulder elected its first African-American to the city council in November 1971. Penfield W. Tate II received the highest number of votes in that election. Some supporters said it was the strength of the "newly enfranchised youth vote" that gave him the victory.
    July 9, 2013 - Colorado Daily

  • Norm Coleman in International Herald Tribune
    I'm not in this to prolong it. I'm in it to make sure we get a fair count - that people are enfranchised, their votes are counted fairly and no vote counted more than once,Coleman said.
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz in Forbes
    The 4 million Florida Democrats will be enfranchised,Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said at a news conference announcing the decision. "We will make sure Florida Democrats have a voice and that voice will be heard."
  • Alan Page in Minneapolis Star Tribune
    The order does not guarantee that the candidates and their political parties will agree on any rejected ballot,said Associate Justice Alan Page in a stinging dissent. "Instead, the court's order will arbitrarily disqualify enfranchised...

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