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Part Two The Connecticut Constitution and Commentary, Art.VI Of the Qualifications of Electors

From: The Connecticut State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Wesley W. Horton

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2021

Article Sixth of the 1818 constitution also was so entitled. There is no such article in the U.S. Constitution. An elector is someone who has the right to vote in an election for state officials. O’Flaherty v. City of Bridgeport, 64 Conn. 159, 161, 29 A. 466 (1894). Every citizen of the United States who has attained the age of eighteen years, who is a bona fide resident of the town in which he seeks to be admitted as an elector and who takes such oath, if any, as may be prescribed by law, shall be qualified to be an elector. This section derives from Article...
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