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Kentucky Voting Rights Referendum (1955)

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The Kentucky Voting Rights Referendum was on the November 8, 1955 ballot in Kentucky as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. It permitted persons 18 years of age or older to vote, provided they meet other qualifications, and remove the word “male” from the constitutional description of voters.[1]

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See also: Kentucky Constitution, Section 145

The measure extended the right to vote to persons over 18 years old and removed the word "male" from the constitutional language.[1]

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