The Right to Vote: The Role of States and the US Constitution
This page is part of a program from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History covering the role of the states in determining and protecting voting rights. As part of this project, Gilder Lehrman is producing a suite of resources for high school students, their teachers, and the general public on the history of voting rights. Learn more about this program.
Here you will find resources and up-to-date news coverage related to Voting, Voting Rights And Voter Fraud, Election Law, Gerrymandering, and related issues. In addition to national coverage of these issues, we are gathering state-by-state news. Select the region below to see news in any state.
Perspectives on Voting
The Right to Vote: The Role of States and the US Constitution is a multi-year project to develop a high school program on the role of the states in determining and protecting voting rights.