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The right of voting at public elections; the privilege of qualified voters to cast their ballots for the candidates they favor at elections authorized by law.Parks v. State, 100 Ala. 031. 13 South. 750; People v. Barber. 48 Ilun (X. V.) 198; State v. Staten, 0 Cold. (Tenn.) 255.


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