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Part Two The North Carolina Constitution and Commentary, Art.VI Suffrage and Eligibility to Office

From: The North Carolina State Constitution (2nd Edition)

John V. Orth, Paul Martin Newby

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 19 June 2021

Every person born in the United States and every person who has been naturalized, 18 years of age, and possessing the qualifications set out in this Article, shall be entitled to vote at any election by the people of the State, except as herein otherwise provided. The sections of this article divide neatly in half: Sections 1 to 5 concern suffrage, the right to vote, while Sections 6 to 10 concern eligibility to be voted into office. United States citizenship is the first requirement for North Carolina voters and is governed by federal law. Every person born in...
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