Twenty Sixth Amendment - Right to Vote at Age 18

Amendment XXVI - Right to Vote at Age 18

Passed by Congress March 23, 1971. Ratified June 30, 1971.

Section 1

1. The right of citizens of the United States, who are 18 years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of age.

Section 2

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

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