Qualifications of Electors

Iowa Ballot Measure - Constitutional Amendment Question

Election: General Nov. 4, 2008 (General)
Outcome: Passed

Yes: 1014952  (82.46%)
No: 215912  (17.54%)

Categories:

Summary

Adds to the category of persons disqualified from the privilege of being an elector a person adjudged mentally incompetent to vote or a person convicted of any infamous crime.

Measure Text

Shall the following amendment to the Constitution be adopted:

Summary: Changes the language that describes a person who cannot legally vote from "idiot or insane person" to "a person adjudged mentally incompetent to vote."