Constitution of the United States - 26th Amendment


Main Document: Constitution of the United States
Date: July 1, 1971
Topics: Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The 26th Amendment lowers the minimum voting age to 18 years.

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Section 1. 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.

Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

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