Definition of universal suffrage in English:
The right of almost all adults to vote in political elections.
- In Germany the Social Democrats exploited universal suffrage in Reichstag elections to return 81 deputies in 1903.
- The development of the right to vote - universal suffrage - was a product of colossal revolutionary struggles.
- The Constitution of the Second Republic of Gambia provides for elections by universal suffrage for adults eighteen and older.
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