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Citywide elections cost more money to run and, opponents say, can disenfranchise communities of color.

The President’s insistence that no ballot is counted after Tuesday could disenfranchise a large number of service members and impact the outcome of the election.

From Fortune

We know that three justices — Thomas, Alito, and Gorsuch — are willing to disenfranchise voters who failed to predict that the Supreme Court would change the rules in the future.

From Vox

In an interview with The Washington Post earlier Thursday, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon said a ruling against the state could disenfranchise an unknown number of state voters.

The Postal Service warned all but four states that they have deadlines that could disenfranchise voters.

And who can blame them for feeling disenfranchised when they see their efforts dwarfed by the mega donors.

Brute is the story of Mac and Jesse, two disenfranchised teens who turn to robbing houses as a form of recreation and quick cash.

Doar agreed that this was a case about “arrogance,” but not of the 1,600 voters now disenfranchised, or of the Justice Department.

When the rule of law and political transition fail to bring about change, disenfranchised and marginalized groups take up arms.

Having played mostly female and trans characters has made him somewhat of a celebrity among the disenfranchised.

Disenfranchised or citizens, allies or aliens, pell-mell the lot of them in we will squeeze.

It returned two members to parliament from 1307 until 1832, but was disenfranchised by the Reform Act.

People write to the Cambridge Magazine saying that every one over forty should be disenfranchised and interned, if not shot.

The constitution can scarcely be called a democratic one, for at least 7000 citizens were disenfranchised.

At least, it would have disenfranchised all Ravick's permanently unemployed "unemployed hunters."


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disenfranchised, such as: defenseless, helpless, impotent, incapable, ineffective, and ineffectual.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.