voting rights

noun plural

Legal Definition of voting rights

1 : rights of participation in especially public elections — see also Voting Rights Act
2 : the rights of shareholders or directors to vote on corporate matters — compare voting stock at stock, voting trust at trust

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“Voting rights.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/voting%20rights. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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