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Connecticut Absentee Voting on Religious Holidays, Question 3 (1964)

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Connecticut Question 3 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Connecticut which was approved on the ballot on November 1964.

  • The amendment was meant to repeal Section 6 of the sixth article of the Constitution concerning the voting of absentee ballots on religious holidays.

Election results

Connecticut Question 3 (1964)
Approveda Yes 293,244 77.41%

Official results via: Connecticut Secretary of State, "Statement of Vote," accessed August 4, 2013

Text of measure

SECTION 1. The general assembly may provide by law for voting in the choice of any officer to be elected or upon any question to be voted on at an election by qualified voters of the state who are unable to appear at the polling place on the day of election because of absence from the city or town of which they are inhabitants or because of sickness or physical disability or because the tenets of their religion forbid secular activity.

SEC. 2. Section 6 of Article Sixth of the constitution is repealed.[1][2]

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  1. Connecticut Secretary of State, "1818 Connecticut State Constitution," accessed June 21, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.