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15th Amd: complicated 19th century language
Section 1.
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.

Section 2.
The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation

and a few "trigger" words

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Feb 20th, 2019 at 07:22:40 PM EST
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Yeah, but to vote, you still have to "register" (because we are in the dark ages), and that opens up multiple opportunities for voter suppression.
by asdf on Wed Feb 20th, 2019 at 08:40:21 PM EST
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Precisely. For that reason, even with a low turnout, and the opposition boycotting the election, Maduro got a larger share (30%) of the eligible vote than either Clinton or Obama.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Feb 20th, 2019 at 09:52:50 PM EST
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