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ARTICLE V: Voting, Campaigning, and Election Rights
SECTION 1: Voting Age and Restrictions
Each person who has attained the age of twenty-one and who resides in the Republic of America, regardless of race, country of origin, gender, economic status, religion, sexual persuasion, or criminal history shall possess the right to vote.
SECTION 2: Undeniable Right to Vote
The right to vote is guaranteed and protected for all people who meet the law of this Constitution, without exception, and shall remain undeniable forever.
SECTION 3: Unamendable Right to Vote
No act of any government authority, or any other power, foreign or domestic, at any time, for any reason, shall amend or affect a person’s right to vote.
SECTION 4: Registering to Vote
a. Time and Age of Registration
Each person of legal age, who freely elects to do so, shall register to vote every fourth year.
b. Electronic Voter Registration and Database
Upon adoption of this Constitution, each person of legal age shall initially register into a centralized Republic database from which the fifty separate voting districts shall be calculated. Each person shall register electronically and shall be identified according to that person’s unique genetic characteristics; i.e., fingerprints, iris scan, or other genetic identification according to the most advanced technology available and provided at the time of registration.
c. Voter Registration and Election Times
Voter registration shall be held during the first quarter of every fourth year to coincide with the elections of Members of Congress, of the President, and of Judges, which shall be held during the last quarter of the same year.
d. Payment of Voter Registration and Elections
As set forth in Article I, Section 5, of this Constitution, Congress shall establish the times, places, manner, and support the means and costs of voter registrations and elections. There shall be two days assigned for registrations at the first of every fourth year, and two days for elections at the end of every fourth year. The times and dates for registrations and elections shall be designated Federal Holidays and called “National Voter Registration Days” and “National Election Days,” respectively. All employees of any business or corporation of any kind established throughout the Republic and its domains shall be compensated their full pay and benefits for each of these days.
SECTION 5: Campaigning for Election and Balloting
a. Running for Public Office; Financial Contributions Prohibited
Congress shall establish laws and rules that allow all persons: TO register to campaign for public office; and, TO prohibit financial contributions, of any kind, towards a Candidate’s campaign for any office.
b. Election Registration Numbers
Candidates shall register on a designated website and shall be assigned an Election Registration Number (ERN) by which the Candidate shall campaign and be followed and recognized throughout the campaign period for election.
c. Campaign Limitations
All campaigns shall be restricted to free social media venues of the Campaigner’s choice.
d. Election Ballots
Ballots shall be provided to voters that allow them to write in the ERN of the person whom they have chosen for each office. Each election booth shall provide an alphabetized reference guide of all persons running for office and their corresponding District and ERN.