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U.S. Constitution – Amendment 24

Amendment 24 – Poll Tax Barred

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1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or
other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or
Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be
denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to
pay any poll tax or other tax.

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

Notes for this amendment:
Proposed 8/27/1962
Ratified 1/23/1964

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