Twenty-Fourth 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 any poll tax or other tax.

  • Enables citizens to cast a ballot, free of charge or taxation.  Note that taxation is defined as a charge added to a transaction, that if not paid, leaves you in violation of the law.
  • Regardless of what anyone tells you, the Voter ID law, is not a poll tax, as you acquire your identification before you vote, at a separate location.

SECTION 2.

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

  • Should a state try to institute a poll tax in a given state, Congress has the right to pass legislation enforcing this amendment.
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