• FRANCHISE
    GOVERNMENT

    FRANCHISE

    Franchise may be defined as the political rights of qualified adult (male and female) citizens of a given country, to vote and be voted for, in any political election. Everybody can vote in a system, those that are qualified to vote are referred to as the electorate, and those to be voted for are called candidates. However, the right to vote and be voted for, differs from country to country.   TYPES OF FRANCHISE There are two main types of franchise and they are: Limited or restricted franchise. Unlimited franchise or Universal adult suffrage.   Limited or Restricted Franchise The right to vote or be voted for here is purely…

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