Amendment Article VII
CONSTITUTION ARTICLE VI, Section 3
Forfeiture of electoral privileges upon conviction.
HJR 37 1973
Senate: 1204-1213, 1271-1276
Committee: Government Administration & Policy: 227-228, 234
Total Pages: 24 pages
Adopted: November 27, 1974 by a popular vote of 357,179 in favor and 152,665 against.
“I support … Rep. Hanzalek on the point that she would hate to see an election decided by 500 prisoners …”
–Rep. Will Mahoney speaking to the Connecticut House of Representatives on March 27, 1973 in support of a proposed constitutional amendment which will eliminate a loophole through which some prisoners are voting