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Book: The U.S. Constitution in Five Minutes

Chapter: 22. Who Can Vote?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43582


This chapter analyzes how the US Constitution shapes elections and voting rights. Specific topics include how the Constitution has been amended to expand the right to vote to include women and racial/ethnic minorities, and provisions related to Congressional and state regulation of elections.

Chapter Contributors

  • Greg W. Vonnahme ( - gvonnahme) 'University of Missouri-Kansas City'