“The Right To Vote Is The Fundamental Political Right In Our Constitutional System. It Is The Cornerstone Of All Our Other Basic Rights. It Guarantees That Our Democracy Will Be A Government Of The People And By The People, Not Just For The People.”
senator EDWARD M. KENNEDY
The foundation of our democracy is the right to vote. Believe it or not, that right was limited at first: only with effort, protest, and sacrifice were successive generations of Americans able to ultimately secure for every citizen the right to help choose their country’s course.
Martin Luther King III
Global Human Rights Activist and Co-Founder of Drum Major Institute
Civic Activist and Philanthropist
Sen. John Kerry
Former U.S. Senator;former Secretary of State
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