This page lists examples of resources suggested for previous History Day competitions. It does not reflect all voting rights topics, nor even a small portion of what is available.
Check the Archives Finding Aids - as there is much more than is listed here.
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)
History Of Federal Voting Rights Laws
U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division.
Voting Section (DOJ)
Department of Justice (DOJ) : "The Voting Section enforces the civil provisions of the federal laws that protect the right to vote, including the Voting Rights Act, the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, the National Voter Registration Act, the Help America Vote Act and the Civil Rights Acts."
About Section 5 Of The Voting Rights Act (DOJ)
U.S.Department of Justice (DOJ) page with explanation and related court case
Voting and Registration (Census)
Census Bureau: "For every national election since 1964, we collected data on the characteristics of American voters. Find out how many citizens of voting age are registered, and how many vote, by age and sex, race and ethnicity, and more."
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