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ACA-8 Elections: voter qualifications.(2019-2020)

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Revised  August 14, 2019


Assembly Constitutional Amendment
No. 8

Introduced by Assembly Members Low and Voepel Low, Voepel, and Gonzalez
(Principal coauthor: Senator Stern)
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Burke, Chen, and Gloria Gloria, Arambula, Bloom, Bonta, Calderon, Carrillo, Chiu, Cooper, Diep, Gabriel, Cristina Garcia, Gipson, Kalra, Irwin, McCarty, Luz Rivas, Blanca Rubio, Santiago, Ting, Bauer-Kahan, Boerner Horvath, Cervantes, Eduardo Garcia, Holden, Medina, Petrie-Norris, Robert Rivas, and Wicks)
(Coauthor: Senator Wiener)

February 11, 2019

A resolution to propose to the people of the State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, by amending Section 2 of Article II thereof, relating to elections.


ACA 8, as introduced, Low. Elections: voter qualifications.
The California Constitution allows a United States citizen who is at least 18 years of age and a resident of California to vote.
This measure would reduce the minimum voting age to 17.
Vote: 2/3   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate concurring, That the Legislature of the State of California at its 2019-20 Regular Session commencing on the third day of December 2018, two-thirds of the membership of each house concurring, hereby proposes to the people of the State of California, that the Constitution of the State be amended as follows:

 That Section 2 of Article II thereof is amended to read:

SEC. 2.
 A United States citizen 18 who is at least 17 years of age and resident in this State may vote.


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