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If the United States is to remain a true democracy, the voting rights of all people must be secured and guaranteed. Otherwise, certain groups will not find representation in government and will not be able to take part by holding public office. Because the Constitution did not establish voter rights for all groups, subsequent government actions had to be taken to do so.

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Q: Why is the issue of voters rights so important in the US?
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What form of government found in the US?

The US is a Constitutional Republic. It differs from a "pure" democracy in that voters do not vote on every issue, but elect people to represent them.

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