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The Constitutional Right To Vote Blog:The Debate over Voter Identification at the Polls: Expanding our Vision

Posted on What's New by Right To Vote Blog on February 14, 2011

The right to vote is at the heart of representative democracy. Upholding that right requires that every eligible voter should have easy access to voting, every vote should be tallied accurately and no ineligible vote should be cast. Both limiting access to voting and allowing fraudulent votes undercut determination of the "consent of the governed."

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The Constitutional Right to Vote Blog: Felon Disenfranchisement in Iowa

Posted on What's New by Right To Vote Blog, Jo Mckeegan on January 20, 2011

Iowa is a poster child for what it means to fail to protect our right to vote in the U.S. Constitution: fundamental democratic rights can then be tossed around like a political football.

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The Constitutional Right to Vote Blog: Bush v. Gore, Ten Years Later

Posted on What's New by Right To Vote Blog, Jo Mckeegan on December 14, 2010

Ten years ago, in December of 2000, the Supreme Court decided Bush v. Gore. The case remains one of the more dividing litmus tests in American politics.

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The Constitutional Right to Vote Blog

Posted on What's New by Right To Vote Blog on October 21, 2010

We must elevate the right to vote to the same standing as other fundamental democratic rights, such as freedom of speech, and freedom of assembly. Our vote is our voice. Each day brings new examples of why such protections are needed, which will be frequently chronicled in this blog.

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Voting Rights Act turns 45

Posted on What's New by Tom Sanchez, Right To Vote Blog on August 06, 2010

Although the Voting Rights Act turns 45, we still have much ground to cover in the effort to obtain an constitutional Right to Vote.

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