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The U.S. Constitution


Amendment 24 (1964)




Section 1.

The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.


Section 2.

The Congress shall
power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.


Passed by Congress: August 27, 1962

Ratified: January 23, 1964

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