Voting Rights in the United States

By randsav
  • Constitution is Ratified

    Only adult white males who own property have the right to vote.
  • Religious Qualifications Dropped

    Adult white male property owners of any religion can now vote.
  • Property Requirements Dropped

    Any white adult male can now vote, ownership of property now required.
  • 15th Amendment

    Former slaves can now vote and the right to vote is protected for any race of male.
  • 19th Amendment

    Women now have the right to vote.
  • 23rd Amendment

    Voters of the District of Columbia can now participate in presidential elections.
  • 24th Amendment

    Bans the poll tax as a requirement for voting in federal elections.
  • Votion Rights Act of 1965

  • 26th Amendment

    Minimum voting age is 18.