Nomination and Election of President and Vice President and Qualifications for Voting: Hearings, Eighty-seventh Congress, First Session, on S. J. Res. 1 [and Others] ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1962 - 1060 páginas
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Página 971 - SECTION 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. SEC. 2. The congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Página 969 - The States have long been held to have broad powers to determine the conditions under which the right of suffrage may be exercised, Pope v.
Página 967 - To have reduced the different qualifications in the different States to one uniform rule, would probably have been as dissatisfactory to some of the States as it would have been difficult to the convention. The provision made by the convention appears, therefore, to be the best that lay within their option. It must be satisfactory to every State, because it is conformable to the standard already established, or which may be established, by the State itself.
Página 968 - Virginia declare and make known that the powers granted under the Constitution being derived from the People of the United States may be resumed by them whensoever the same shall be perverted to their injury or oppression...
Página 1033 - Every person not entitled to vote, who fraudulently attempts to vote, or who, being entitled to vote, attempts to vote more than once at any election, or who personates, or attempts to personate, a person legally entitled to vote, is punishable by imprisonment in the state prison for not less than one nor more than two years.
Página 999 - ... not exceeding 1 year, or in the state prison for not less than 1 year nor more than 10 years.
Página 969 - Nor can they prescribe the qualification for voters for those eo nomine. They define who are to vote for the popular branch of their own Legislature, and the Constitution of the United States says the same persons shall vote for members of Congress in that State. It adopts the qualification thus furnished as the qualification of its own electors for members of Congress.
Página 971 - It prevents the states or the United States, however, from giving preference, in this particular, to one citizen of the United States over another on account of race, color or previous condition of servitude. Before its adoption this could be done. It was as much within the power of a state to exclude citizens of the United States from voting on account of race, etc., as it was on account of age, property or education. Now it is not.
Página 1048 - That he can both read and write any Section of this Constitution submitted to him by the registration officer, or can show that he owns, and has paid all taxes collectible during the previous year on property in this State assessed at three hundred dollars ($300) or more.