The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 26 (26th Amendment – Right to Vote at Age 18)

The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 26 (Twenty-Sixth Amendment)

Amendment XXVI. (Right to Vote at Age 18)

Passed by Congress March 23, 1971. Ratified July 1, 1971.

Note: Amendment 14, section 2, of the Constitution was modified by section 1 of the 26th amendment.

Section 1.
The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age.

Section 2.
The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

 
 


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