Americans have no constitutional right to vote?

“ ‘The individual citizen has no federal constitutional right to vote for electors for the President of the United States,’ the majority opinion states, ‘unless and until the state legislature chooses a statewide election as the means to implement its power to appoint members of the Electoral College.’” 

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We could then finally say, without qualification or complicated explanations, "Yes, in the United States, we have a constitutional right to vote."

No, we shouldn't. That's the whole point of having a Republic versus a Democracy.