Posted November 1, 2010
Tuesday, November 2nd is Election Day.
Ohioans are voting for US Senator, Governor and many other state and local offices and issues. Exercise your rights!
15th Amendment Ratified 1870
It has been 140 years since the passage of the 15th Amendment to the US Constitution barring discrimination for voting rights based on “race, color, or previous condition of servitude.”
Oration given at a celebration for the passage of the 15th Amendment.
19th Amendment Ratified 1920
This year is the 90th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution which granted women the right to vote.
First Lady Florence Harding was the first woman to vote for her husband in a presidential election.
26th Amendment Ratified 1971
This year marks the 39th anniversary of the passage of the 26th Amendment to the US Constitution which lowered the voting age from age 21 to age 18.
Campaign button with the Pepsi logo designed to target first-time 18-year-old voters.