Connecticut Residence Requirement of Electors, Question 2 (1964)

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Connecticut Question 2 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Connecticut which was approved on the ballot on November 1964.

  • The amendment was meant to amend Section 1 of the sixth article of the constitution concerning the residence requirements of electors.

Election results

Connecticut Question 2 (1964)
Approveda Yes 306,451 82.19%

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

Text of measure

Section 1 of Article Sixth is amended to read as follows: Every citizen of the United States who has attained the age of twenty-one years, who has resided in the town in which he offers himself to be admitted to the privileges of an elector at least six months next preceding the time he so offers himself, who is able to read in the English language any article of the constitution or any section of the statutes of this state, and who sustains a good moral character, shall, on his taking such oath as may be prescribed by law, be an elector.[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.