Participation as - Participation as Voting o Suffrage Right to vote Extension of Suffrage o Blacks 15th amendment can't use race to discriminate

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Participation as Voting o Suffrage Right to vote Extension of Suffrage(*) o Blacks 15 th amendment can’t use race to discriminate against voters Grandfather clause used to get around this Violence and intimidation 100 yrs of prevention o Women o Teens Political forces expanding suffrage (*) o Wide commitment to moral principals o Leaders expect some benefits Republicans expected newly assimilated Black votes to be pro-republican Women were supposed to clean out politics and clean out old farts Teen suffrage was supposed to stop protest of war Other voting restrictions (*) o Convicted felons o Immigrants Illegal/undocumented workers o Residency Of a state (live two months) Motor voters (retired RV-ers) Turnout - ? o People that actually vote Voter turnout rate is the percentage of the eligible population that turns out to vote in a particular election o Means of calculation Number of votes cast divided by number of eligible voters (ideally)
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2008 for the course GOVT 2301 taught by Professor Combs during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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Participation as - Participation as Voting o Suffrage Right to vote Extension of Suffrage o Blacks 15th amendment can't use race to discriminate

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