Lewis Diuguid

August 4, 2013 5:00 PM

Strengthen U.S. voting rights for a better future

A. Shelley McThomas, the director of the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners, says the next 50 years should be about increased voter participation, with race eliminated as an obstacle. “I would like Americans to become passionate about their vote to the point that they would feel embarrassed if they missed an opportunity to vote in any election and understand that to not vote is to give their voice away,” she says.

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