Alaska English Eliminated as Voting Requirement, Amendment 2 (August 1970)
The Alaska Alaska English Eliminated as Voting Requirement Amendment, also known as Amendment 2, was on the August 25, 1970 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure lowered the voting age to 18 years old. The measure eliminated the requirement that a state citizen be able to read or speak English as a prerequisite to voting.
|Alaska Amendment 2 (August 1970)|
Election results via: Alaska Secretary of State
Text of measure
The language appeared on the ballot as:
|“||Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Alaska eliminating the requirement of ability to read or speak English as prerequisite to voting.||”|
- Alaska Lieutenant Governor, "Alaska Constitutional Amendment Summary," accessed January 16, 2015
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
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