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ACA-4 Elections: voting age.(2019-2020)



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Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 4
CHAPTER 30

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.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  July 01, 2020. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


ACA 4, Mullin. Elections: voting age.
The California Constitution authorizes any person who is a United States citizen, at least 18 years of age, and a resident of the state to vote.
This measure, in addition, would authorize a United States citizen who is 17 years of age, is a resident of the state, and will be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next general election to vote in any primary or special election that occurs before the next general election in which the citizen would be eligible to vote if at least 18 years of age.
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) A United States citizen who is at least 18 years of age and a resident in this State may vote.
(b) A United States citizen who is 17 years of age, is a resident in this State, and will be at least 18 years of age at the time of the next general election may vote in any primary or special election that occurs before the next general election in which the citizen would be eligible to vote if at least 18 years of age.