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Amendment Article VII

CONSTITUTION ARTICLE VI, Section 3

Forfeiture of electoral privileges upon conviction.

HJR 37                       1973

            Senate:            1204-1213, 1271-1276

            House:            1575-1579

            Committee:     Government Administration & Policy: 227-228, 234

                                                Total Pages: 24  pages

 

Adopted:  November 27, 1974 by a popular vote of  357,179 in favor and 152,665 against.

 

I support Rep. Hanzalek on the point that she would hate to see an election decided by 500 prisoners

 

--Rep. Will Mahoney speaking to the Connecticut House of Representatives on March 27, 1973 in support of a proposed constitutional amendment which will eliminate a loophole through which some prisoners are voting