Category Archives: U.S. Territories

Puerto Rico Might Expand the Franchise to Include Illegal Immigrants

By: Hannah Whiteker In January of this year, Puerto Rico’s Governor, Alejandro Garcia Padilla, made an announcement that would be political suicide for any politician in the mainland United States. Garcia Padilla, standing beside President Danilo Medina of the Dominican … Continue reading

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The Territorial American Exceptionalism to the Fundamental Right to Vote

By Ajinur Setiwaldi Voting is one of the most fundamental rights of U.S. citizens. Congress explicitly states as much in the National Voter Registration Act. Chief Justice Warren invoked the principle when delivering the Reynolds v. Sims  opinion in 1964, … Continue reading

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