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Amendment XXIII, United States Constitution

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Amendment XXIII of the United States Constitution was passed by Congress on June 16, 1960. It was ratified March 29, 1961.

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 Sections that are linked have since been amended or superseded.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 District constituting the seat of Government of the United States shall appoint in such manner as Congress may direct:

A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a State, but in no event more than the least populous State; they shall be in addition to those appointed by the States, but they shall be considered, for the purposes of the election of President and Vice President, to be electors appointed by a State; and they shall meet in the District and perform such duties as provided by the twelfth article of amendment.

Section 2

Text of Section 2:

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

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