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STATE CONSTITUTION (EXCERPT)
CONSTITUTION OF MICHIGAN OF 1963
§ 1 Qualifications of electors; residence.
Every citizen of the United States who has attained the age of 21 years, who has resided in this state six months, and who meets the requirements of local residence provided by law, shall be an elector and qualified to vote in any election except as otherwise provided in this constitution. The legislature shall define residence for voting purposes.
History: Const. 1963, Art. II, § 1, Eff. Jan. 1, 1964
Compiler's Notes: U.S. Const., Amendment XXVI, § 1, provides: “The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age.”
Former Constitution: See Const. 1908, Art. III, §§ 1-3.
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