In the USA, beatings shootings arson and murder were tactics used to keep blacks from voting for almost 100 years after the emancipation proclamation.The voting rights act in 1965 insured black voting rights ending a Jim Crow South
1987 Haitians were killed by gangs armed with machine guns and machetes while lining up to vote.
In 2005 at least 50 iraqis were killed by bomb and morter attacks as they tried to exercise their right to vote in the first free election in decades
All you have to do is get off your ass.
There are no excuses.