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



Current Version: 02/11/19 - Introduced        


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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Constitutional Amendment No. 8


Introduced by Assembly Members Low and Voepel
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Burke, Chen, and Gloria)

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.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


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.