Voting and the Military: Gaining Access Through Service
Since the Revolutionary War, people have argued that anyone who has served and was willing to die for their country deserved the right to vote. Read More »
Age and Voting Rights
Age is the single largest common factor that applies to all people regardless of gender, race, or ethnicity. Our age can influence and even determine how we think about politics and the laws that govern us.
This section looks at the history of voting age in America and provides links to research and opinions about how age may influence policy. Read More »
People Living with Felony Convictions
The United States denies more people the right to vote because of felony convictions than any other country in the world. The right to vote after conviction can vary from state to state – in some cases, voting rights can be lost for relatively minor offenses. These voting restrictions disproportionately affect people experiencing poverty and minority communities. Read More »