Amendment XV - Fifteenth Amendment - Right of Citizens to Vote

U.S. XV.

Section 1

"The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude."

- U.S. Const. Amend. XV., §1 (February 3, 1870).

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Section 2

"The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation."

- U.S. Const. Amend. XV., §2 (February 3, 1870).

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