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  • Voting age — A voting age is a minimum age established by law that a person must attain in order to be eligible to vote in a public election.The vast majority of countries in the world have established a voting age. Most governments consider that those of an… …   Wikipedia

  • voting age — noun the age at which a person is old enough to vote in public elections • Hypernyms: ↑age, ↑eld • Part Holonyms: ↑adulthood, ↑maturity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Age of candidacy — is the minimum age at which a person can legally qualify to hold certain elected government offices. In many cases, it also determines the age at which a person may be a granted ballot access for an election.The first known example of a law… …   Wikipedia

  • age — n: the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises the voting age is 18 see also legal age, majority Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Voting rights in the United States — The issue of voting rights in the United States has been contentious over the country s history. Eligibility to vote in the U.S. is determined by both Federal and state law. Currently, only citizens can vote in U.S. elections (although this has… …   Wikipedia

  • Age of majority — Legal age redirects here. For other uses, see Legal age (disambiguation). The age of majority is the threshold of adulthood as it is conceptualized (and recognized or declared) in law. It is the chronological moment when minors cease to legally… …   Wikipedia

  • Age of consent — For other uses, see Age of consent (disambiguation). Sex and the law Social issues Age of consent · Antisexualis …   Wikipedia

  • Voting Rights Act — of 1965 Full title An act to enforce the fifteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United S …   Wikipedia

  • age — /ayj/, n., v., aged, aging or ageing. n. 1. the length of time during which a being or thing has existed; length of life or existence to the time spoken of or referred to: trees of unknown age; His age is 20 years. 2. a period of human life,… …   Universalium

  • age — /eɪdʒ / (say ayj) noun 1. the length of time during which a being or thing has existed; length of life or existence to the time spoken of or referred to: his age is 20 years; a tree of unknown age. 2. the lifetime of an individual, or of the… …   Australian English dictionary