Types of Suffrage
- Limited or Restricted Suffrage (Merits, Demerits)
- Unlimited or Universal Adult Suffrage (Qualification, Merits, Demerits)
There are two types of suffrage:
(i) Limited or Restricted Suffrage
(ii) Unlimited or Universal Adult Suffrage
What is Limited or Restricted Suffrage?
Limited suffrage is the type of suffrage where the right to vote and to be voted for is not extended to all citizens but only to those who meet the criteria laid down by law.
These criteria may be An arbitrary rule, action or decision often seems unfair because it is not based on any principle, plan or system. An arbitrary legal judgment is a decision made at the discretion... More and discriminatory. Suffrage may be restricted by sex, property, qualification, race, social status, religion, residency, etc.
Merits of Limited Suffrage:
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