'Popular Vote' has been backed by Laura for the US.
Certainly in France, the term, Le Suffrage Universel is very much in use as seen as one of our sacred rights.
I remember my father telling me when I once asked him who he had voted for in an election, that -
"C'est un suffrage universel et secret !"
I grew up never knowing what his electoral tendencies were...
In Australia 'universal suffrage' (not a term in everyday use), and 'popular vote' (a term used at pretty much every election) have different meanings. The definition of «le suffrage universel» in Larousse is consistent with 'universal suffrage' but not with the term 'popular vote', as used here.
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