A person who actively promotes a political party, philosophy, or issue she or he cares personally about.
A document that is government printed, of uniform size, and cast in secret.
Those who vote in elections and get involved in campaigns.
Those who join organizations and participate in politics but not in partisan campaigns.
Those who take part in all forms of political activity.
Those citizens disqualified from voting (too young, in prison, and so forth)
Legislation that made it illegal to exclude potential voters on the basis of race.
Requirment that your grandfather had to have been able to vote before 1867 in order for you to vote. Helped stop former slaves and their desecendants from voting.
Those who avoid all forms of political participation.
Requirement that voters be able to read; formerly used in the South to disenfranchise blacks.
A bill that requires states to allow voter registration by mail when applying for a driver's license, and at some state offices that serve the disabled or poor.
Legislation that extended suffrage to women.
Those who avoid elections and civic organizations but will contact officials regarding specific problems.
Proof of tax payment, to be produced when voting; used to disenfranchise blacks
Those citizens registered to vote.
Legislation that gave 18 year olds the right to vote in all U.S. elections.
The lact of interest among the citizenry in participating in elections.
voting age population
The citizens who are able to vote after reaching a minimum age requirement.
Voting Rights Act of 1970
Legislation that gave 18 year olds the right to vote in federal elections.
Those who restrict their political participation to voting in elections.
A southern way of keeping blacks from participating in primary elections.