24th Amendment

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 poll tax or other tax.

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

Simplified

If you want to go to any event that includes voting, the government cannot make you leave because of failure to pay poll tax or or any other tax.

This amendment was proposed on August 25, 1962 and it was ratified on

January 23, 1964.

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