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How was the 26th Amendment ratified?
Last Updated: 9th April, 2020
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Also know, how long did it take to ratify the 26th Amendment?
With the 1972 elections looming, the 26th Amendment was ratified in record time. The Richard M. Nixon administration certified it four days later on July 5.
Beside above, how many states ratified the 26th Amendment? 38 states
In this way, when was the 26th amendment proposed?
Passed by Congress March 23, 1971, and ratified July 1, 1971, the 26th amendment granted the right to vote to American citizens aged eighteen or older.
What is the 26th Amendment in simple terms?
The Text of the 26th Amendment The right of citizens of the United States, who are eighteen years of age or older, to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of age. Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.