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10 or town shall not deprive any person of his or her right to vote 11 in the precinct from which he or she has moved, until the expira- 12 tion of thirty days after such removal.

Sec. 20. Every male and female citizen of the United States, 2 having the qualifications of age and residence required in sec- 3 tion eighteen, shall be entitled to register, provided: 4 First. That he or she has personally paid to the proper offi- 5 cer all State poll taxes assessed or assessable against him or her, 6 under this or the former Constitution, for the three years next 7 preceding that in which he or she offers to register; or, if he 8 or she comes of age at such time that no poll tax shall have been 9 assessable against him or her for the year preceding the year in which he or she offers to register, has paid one dollar and fifty cents, in satisfaction of the first year's poll tax assessable against him or her; and Second. That unless physically unable, he or she make application to register in his or her own handwriting, without aid, suggestion, or memorandum, in the presence of the registration officers, stating therein his or her name, age, date and place of birth, residence and occupation at the time and for the two years next preceding, and whether he or she has previously voted, and, if so, the State, county and precinct in which he or she voted last; and,


Third. That he or she answer on oath any and all questions affecting his or her qualifications as an elector, submitted to him or her by the officers of registration, which questions, and his or her answers thereto, shall be reduced to writing, certified by the said officers, and preserved as a part of their official records.

Sec. 21. Any person registered under either of the last two sections shall have the right to vote for members of the General Assembly and all officers elective by the people, subject to the following conditions: That he or she, unless exempted by section twenty-one, shall, as a prerequisite to the right to vote after the first day of January, nineteen hundred and four, personally pay, at least six months prior to the election, and state poll taxes assessed or assessable against him or her, under this Constitution, during the three years next preceding that in which he or she offers to vote; provided that, if he or she register after the first day of January, nineteen hundred and four, he or she shall, unless physically unable, prepare and deposit his or her ballot, without aid, on such printed form as the law may prescribe; but any male voter registered prior to that date may be aided in the preparation of his ballot by such officer of election as he himself may designate.

Sec. 24. No officer, soldier, seaman, or marine of the United