Constitution Daily

Smart conversation from the National Constitution Center

Happy birthday, 20th and 24th Amendments

January 23, 2012 By Holly Munson

Today we celebrate the ratification of not one, but two constitutional amendments: the 20th Amendment (ratified Jan. 23, 1933) and the 24th Amendment (ratified Jan. 23, 1964). Here's what you need to know.

A quick history of women's suffrage, or why we should thank our foremothers today

August 18, 2011 By Paige Scofield

Ninety-one years ago today the “we” in “We the People” became a whole lot bigger

Um…there was an election last week?

May 23, 2011 By Holly Munson

Low voter turnout can provide an opportunity for special interest groups to wield more influence among other things. Why do primary elections have such low turnout?

Should voters have to pass a civics test?

April 21, 2011 By Holly Munson

A recent op-ed suggests voters should have to take a test. Would that be Constitutional? The answer may surprise you.

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