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