This is an opinion column.
May brought some exciting changes to The Reporter. As of May 1, Patrick Graham, a Huntsville native, became owner of The Sand Mountain Reporter. Graham was the associate publisher at The Reporter from 2000 to 2003, so he will be a familiar face to many of you.
As most of us are aware, this Tuesday, June 5, is the primary election. In preparing for my column this week, I reviewed the history of voting rights and the constitutional amendments that have been established to give all citizens the right to vote.