Posted on August 03, 2016
The United States of America does not have an explicit right to vote defined in the U.S. Constitution. While the right to vote has been expanding for over 240 years, American citizens lack any universal protection against voting discrimination.
Posted on June 10, 2016
This year marks the 96th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. In 1920, Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin were the first three states to ratify the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. Check out Representation2020's #SummerOfSuffrage series that will highlight when states ratified the Amendment and state rankings on the gender parity index.