Kentucky Constitution of 1799Article II Section 8


The Constitution or form of Government for the State of Kentucky. 1799. Article II, Section 8.


Sect. 8. In all elections for Representatives, every free male citizen (negroes, mulattoes, and Indians excepted), who at the time being, hath attained to the age of twenty-one years, and resided in the State two years, or the county or town in which he offers to vote one year next preceding the election, shall enjoy the right of an elector; but no person shall be entitled to vote except in the county or town in which he may actually reside at the time of the election, except as is herein otherwise provided. Electors shall in all cases, except treason, felony, breach or surety of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at, going to, and returning from elections.
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