Article VI, Nebraska Constitution

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Article VI of the Nebraska Constitution consists of six sections.

Section 1

Text of Section 1:

Qualifications of Electors

Every citizen of the United States who has attained the age of eighteen years on or before the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November and has resided within the state and the county and voting precinct for the terms provided by law shall, except as provided in section 2 of this article, be an elector for the calendar year in which such citizen has attained the age of eighteen years and for all succeeding calendar years.[1]

Amendments

  • Amended in 1910, Laws 1909, c. 199, sec. 1, p. 666.
  • Amended in 1918, Laws 1918, Thirty-sixth Extraordinary Session, c. 11, sec. 1, p. 53.
  • Amended in 1920 by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, No. 18.
  • Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. VI, sec. 1.
  • Amended in 1970, Laws 1969, c. 422, sec. 1, p. 1438;
  • Amended in 1972, Laws 1971, LB 221, sec. 1.
  • Amended in 1972, Laws 1971, LB 339, sec. 1.
  • Amended in 1988, Laws 1988, LR 248, sec. 1.

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

Who Disqualified

No person shall be qualified to vote who is non compos mentis, or who has been convicted of treason or felony under the laws of the state or of the United States, unless restored to civil rights.[1]

Amendments

  • Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. VI, sec. 2.

Section 3

Text of Section 3:

Military or Naval Service; Place and Manner of Voting

Every elector in the military or naval service of the United States or of this state may exercise the right of suffrage at such place and under such regulations as may be provided by law.[1]

Amendments

  • Amended in 1920 by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, No. 19.
  • Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. VI, sec. 3.

Section 4

Text of Section 4:

Repealed

Repealed.[1]

Amendments

  • Repealed in 1972, Laws 1971, LB 339, sec. 1.

Section 5

Text of Section 5:

Electors; Privileged from Arrest

Electors shall in all cases, except treason, felony, or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections, and going to and returning from the same.[1]

Amendments

  • Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. VI, sec. 5.
  • Amended in 1972, Laws 1971, LB 339, sec. 1.

Section 6

Text of Section 6:

Votes, How Cast

All votes shall be by ballot or by other means authorized by the Legislature whereby the vote and the secrecy of the elector's vote will be preserved.[1]

Amendments

  • Transferred by Constitutional Convention, 1919-1920, art. VI, sec. 6.
  • Amended in 1972, Laws 1971, LB 339, sec. 1.

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