H.J.Res. 832 (95th): A resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the eligibility of a citizen to vote in primary elections.


Apr 10, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 10, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Leo Ryan

Representative for California's 11th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

4/10/1978--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Gives citizens of the United States, who are 18 years of age or older, the right to vote in the primary election immediately preceding any general election. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 10, 1978

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 832”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


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