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Rights of the subject in electing their own representatives

Rights of the subject in electing their own representatives

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Published by Printed for J. Wilfo[rd?] ... and A. Dodd ... in London .
Written in English

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  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Election law -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.

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      Statementcontaining a compleat history of Parliaments, proving their dignity and antiquity from the Saxon and other eminent historians, and shewing the necessity of the frequency of Parliaments, the freedom of elections, and the fatal consequences which have attended those princes who have invaded either : with seasonable instructions to the electors, how to conduct themselves in the choice of their representatives, the qualifications requisite for gentlemen to be chosen into so great a trust, and the necessity of freedom of speech in the House of Commons.
      ContributionsMiscellaneous Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAC901 .M5 vol. 189, no. 2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[4], 64 p. ;
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1246273M
      LC Control Number94839733

      Unrestrained, state legislators drew and redrew districts to suit their own partisan agendas. With the rise of the "one-person, one-vote" doctrine and the implementation of the Voting Rights Act of , however, redistricting became subject to court oversight. electing representatives wbo hold the same views and will support the same measures. An election thus naturally becomes a contest between two parties, each of them trying to secure the votes of the majority of the electors for its own views and measures, and for the representatives who will support them. Smaller sections of the.


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