Organize a group and use our online registration tool to register people in your community.
Reminder: The recently reauthorized Head Start Act signed into law in December 2007. The Act’s specific provision allows “nonpartisan organizations” (such as CALWV) to use Head Start facilities “during hours of operation . . . to increase the number of eligible citizens who register to vote in elections for Federal office.”
The Right to Vote
The right to vote wasn't just handed to Americans. They had to fight for it.
When did you become eligable to vote?
1788 - Constitution Ratified
1870 - 15th Amendment - Right to vote shall
not be denied on account of race, color, or
previous condition of servitude.
1920 - 19th Amendment - Right to vote shall
not be denied on account of sex.
1965 - Voting Rights Act of 1965 - Enacted
to enforce the 15th Amendment
1971 - 26th Amendment - Voting age nationally
established as age 18.