One Man, One Vote

Definition - What does One Man, One Vote mean?

One man, one vote is a provision that means that regardless of which region in the county or state a person lives in, their vote is worth the same amount as everyone else's vote. Each person gets one vote, and no one can have more than one vote in an election.

Justipedia explains One Man, One Vote

One man, one vote is a legal principle that is used in the United States. This means that even if a person is wealthy, politically connected, or lives in a more densely populated area, their vote still only counts once. For example, the person would not be able to enter 10 votes in an election. This principle is true for all legislative elections, from town mayor to the President of the United States.

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