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Voting Day in the United States. Few More Hours to Head to the Polls.

Posted on the 06 November 2012 by 2ndgreenrevolution

If you are a U.S. citizen and you haven’t voted yet, take a small piece out of your day to vote. Vote because you believe in climate change, or vote because you don’t. No matter what your political persuasion, the only way we can continue this experiment aimed at forming a more perfect union is with citizen participation.

AMENDMENT XV

Passed by Congress February 26, 1869. Ratified February 3, 1870.

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude–

AMENDMENT XIX

Passed by Congress June 4, 1919. Ratified August 18, 1920.

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

AMENDMENT XXVI

Passed by Congress March 23, 1971. Ratified July 1, 1971.

The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age.


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