POLITICAL. Pertaining to policy, or the administration of the government.
Political rights are those which may be exercised in the formation or
administration of the government they are distinguished from civil, rights,
which are the rights which a man enjoys, as regards other individuals, and
not in relation to the government. A political corporation is one which has
principally for its object the administration of the government, or to which
the powers of government, or a part of such powers, have been delegated. 1
Bouv. Inst. n. 182, 197, 198.absolute