Approval of the Constitution by the people. This proposed constitution, submitted by the Constitutional Convention of 1965, shall become the constitution of the state of Connecticut upon approval by the people and proclamation by the governor as provided by law. There was no such specific provision in the 1818 constitution. However, at the very end of the 1818 convention, the delegates passed a resolution that the constitution would be in effect if approved by a majority of the voters. Motions to require a three-fifths, a four-sevenths, and a five-ninths majority...
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