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Some articles on voting rights, voting, rights, voting right:

Maori Voting Rights In Australia
... Maori voting rights in Australia have an unusual history compared to voting rights for other non-white minorities ... Commonwealth Franchise Act 1902, which specifically limited voting enrolment to persons of European descent, and "aboriginal native(s)" of New Zealand, in an effort to allay New ...
Short Sales - Dividends and Voting Rights
... A similar issue comes up with the voting rights attached to the shorted shares ... Unlike a dividend, voting rights cannot legally be synthesized and so the buyer of the shorted share, as the holder of record, controls the voting rights ... were lent will have agreed in advance to relinquish voting rights to shares during the period of any short sale ...
List Of Polish Cardinals
... Archbishop of Kraków until 2005 ... – participated 2013 – no voting rights Living Lost electoral rights in 2007 Józef Glemp Inowrocław, 18 December 1929 2 ... Warsaw, 23 January 2013 Lost electoral rights in 2009 Andrzej Maria Deskur Sancygniów, 29 February 25 ... May 1985 by Pope John Paul II Cardinal Deacon of S ... of Thenae, President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications until 2005 ... – no voting rights Rome, 3 September 2011 Lost electoral rights in 2004 Henryk Gulbinowicz Wilno (now Vilnius, Lithuania ...
Right Of Foreigners To Vote - Individual National Cases - Japan
... Currently the Constitution of Japan defines voting rights as only for citizens ... permanent residents from Korea (see "Koreans in Japan") petitioned the Supreme Court to gain voting rights ... expressed that the foreigners should be guaranteed the voting right at local elections (to be checked for accuracy) ...
Montenegrin Nationality Law - History - Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and State Union of Serbia and Montenegro
... in an effort to prevent refugees from Bosnia and Herzegovina and from Croatia from gaining voting rights in Montenegro ... Charter of Serbia and Montenegro further clarified the relationship between citizenship and voting rights it stated in Article 7 that citizens of Serbia and of Montenegro residing in the other would each have ... Furthermore, under republic-level law, Montenegrins living in Serbia had no voting rights in Montenegro either ...

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    Even voting for the right is doing nothing for it. It is only expressing feebly your desire that it should prevail. A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority.
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