With that said, How do you think your ancestors might have voted? Were the majority of them Republican or Democrat?
|Douglas W. Jones Illustrated Voting|
|An illustration depicting free men voting for the first time |
I take my responsibility to vote and have a voice in my country's freedom, very seriously. I am a Republican but that doesn't mean I always vote for those Republicans running.
|A Louisiana resident pays his poll tax in 1947 |
I hope that someday all Americans will vote and understand how important it is to vote.
|It does count|
- "Race, color, or previous condition of servitude" (15th Amendment, 1870)
- "On account of sex" (19th Amendment, 1920)
- "By reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax" for federal elections (24th Amendment, 1964)[nb 1]
- "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" (26th Amendment, 1971)