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Maine Absentee Voting for Armed Forces, Absent Persons and Physically Incapacitated, Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 6 (1951)

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The Maine Absentee Voting for Armed Forces, Absent Persons and Physically Incapacitated Referendum, also known as Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 6, was on the September 10, 1951 ballot in Maine as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved.[1][2]The measure reaffirmed the right to absentee voting for persons absent in the armed forces and for other citizens absent or physically incapacitated for reasons deemed sufficient. This amended Section 4 of Article II of the Maine Constitution.[3]

Election results

Maine Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 6 (1951)
Approveda Yes 39,006 79.29%

Election results via: Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library, Proposed Constitutional Amendments 1820-

Text of measure

See also: Maine Constitution, Article II, Section 4

The language appeared on the ballot as:[2]


"Shall the constitution be amended as proposed by resolution of the legislature to re-affirm the right to vote of citizens absent in the armed forces and of others absent or physically incapacitated?" [4]

Constitutional changes

The full text of the constitutional changes made by this measure can be read here.

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