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Connecticut Pre-Registration of Electors, Question 2 (1980)

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Connecticut Question 2 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Connecticut which was approved on the ballot on November 1980.

  • The amendment was meant to amend the tenth article of the constitution concerning pre-registration of seventeen year-old citizens as electors.

Election results

Connecticut Question 2 (1980)
Approveda Yes 370,326 53.14%

Official results via: Connecticut Secretary of State, "Statement of Vote," accessed August 3, 2013

Text of measure

Article tenth of the amendments to the constitution is amended to read as follows: Any citizen who will have attained the age of eighteen years on or before the day of a regular election may apply for admission as an elector at such times and in such manner as may be prescribed by law, and, if qualified, shall become an elector on the day of his or her eighteenth birthday.[1][2]

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  1. Connecticut Secretary of State, "1965 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.