A dictionary that focuses on defining critical terminology related to political processes, elections, disability, assistive devices, and inclusive practices.

General election

An election at which all those seats in an elected assembly at the national level which are subject to an election are filled simultaneously.


An individual or organization named by a legal court to exercise any or all powers and rights over a person and/or the estate of a person. Guardians are held accountable by the court. Sometimes, a person placed under guardianship is not legally allowed to vote.