Missouri's Proposed Voting Requirement Could Disenfranchise More Than 200,000 U.S. Citizens
Publication Date: May 2008
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Economic projections; State budgets; Citizenship
Missouri's legislature is considering a constitutional amendment permitting the state to require residents to provide documentary proof of their U.S. citizenship in order to vote. If implemented, it risks disenfranchising large numbers of Missouri residents who are U.S. citizens.