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Part Two The Michigan Constitution and Commentary, Art.II Elections

From: The Michigan State Constitution

Susan P. Fino

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 07 May 2021

Every citizen who has attained the age of 21 years, who has resided in this state six months, and who meets the requirements of local residence provided by law, shall be an elector and qualified to vote in any election except as otherwise provided in this constitution. The legislature shall define residence for voting purposes. All Michigan constitutions have contained language on the qualifications for voters. Article II of the Constitution of 1835 limited the right to vote to white males over the age of 21. The 1850 Constitution was amended three times, and the...
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