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Amendment XXIV, United States Constitution

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Amendment XXIV of the United States Constitution was passed by Congress on August 27, 1962. It was ratified January 23, 1964.

Note: The following text is a transcription of the amendment in its original form. Sections that are linked have since been amended or superseded.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay poll tax or other tax.

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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