80 rows · Universal adult suffrage for both sexes over 20 introduced in 1946, ratified by the new Constitution which adopted on 3 May 1947. 2005 1962 2005 1962 Kuwait: Universal adult male suffrage since 1962, for citizens who are 21 or older, with the exception of those who, at the time of elections, serve in the armed forces. Universal suffrage (also universal adult suffrage, general suffrage or common suffrage) consists of the extension of the right to vote to adult citizens (or subjects) as a whole, though it may.
Adult means adult, i.e a human person of a certain age, with maturity. Adult suffrage means that all human persons having the right to vote in public elections. Suffrage. In some languages, and occasionally in English, the right to vote is called active suffrage, as distinct from passive suffrage, which is the right to stand for election. The combination of active and passive suffrage is sometimes called full suffrage.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Parties of principle, as, religious sects, or the party of free-trade, of universal suffrage, of abolition of slavery, of abolition of capital punishment,--degenerate into personalities, or would inspire enthusiasm. Universal suffrage, which finds such favor in the sight of those persons who belong. Universal suffrage definition, suffrage for all persons over a certain age, usually 18 or 21, who in other respects satisfy the requirements established by law. See more.