No Citizen Should Be Denied the Right to Vote Based on Race 
“The elections are the way we’re supposed to resolve political differences,” Ms. Pérez said. “It’s long been an American value that it doesn’t matter if you’re rich or poor; when you step into a ballot box, you’re equal.”

Voting rights groups regularly receive reports that local jurisdictions are not translating materials or offering language assistance as required by law. Because we have poorly trained poll workers, they are unable to follow the right policies like properly checking IDs, giving language assistance, identifying voter intimidation, and offering provisional ballots. 21% of adults in the United States (about 43 million) fall into the illiterate functionally illiterate category.

By closing a polling station without notice or not providing trained workers that can assist in directing or translating, ones experience voting changes significantly.
In 1972 less than 2 percent of the voting age population were not citizens, but in 2008 8.4 percent of the voting-age population were not citizens. Additional requirements for voting eligibility and argue that in addition to citizenship, increasing numbers of institutionalized individuals as well as the greater number of states disenfranchising convicted felons has led to a larger percentage of voting-ineligible individuals in 2008 compared to 1972.