Connecticut Admission of Absentee Electors, Question 5 (1962)

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Connecticut Question 5 was a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment in Connecticut which was approved on the ballot on November 1962.

  • The amendment was meant to amend the constitution concerning the admission as electors in absentia of servicemen and related groups.

Election results

Connecticut Question 5 (1962)
Approveda Yes 228,260 86.27%

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

Text of measure

The general assembly may by law provide for the admission as electors in absentia of members of the armed forces, the United States merchant marine, members of religious or welfare groups or agencies attached to and serving with the armed forces and civilian employees of the United States, and the spouses and dependents of such persons.[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.