MUST READ! "The Constitution contains no affirmative right to vote. It speaks of voting rights mostly in the negative: only amendments make it illegal to bar someone from voting on the basis of race, gender, age of at least 18. It does guarantee equal protection of the laws in the 14th Amendment, and e qual protection lawsuits have become the primary method by which those seeking to protect voting rights get federal court relief. A decentralized, federalist approach to voting rights has led to a self-perpetuating system of voting inequality, where in some places you may be disenfranchised even if you do everything right. All states need to expand opportunities for online voter registration in time for November! we need to take certain steps to assure that millions of voters already at risk of not voting are not disenfranchised through suppression, incompetence, and lack of resources "