Just a reminder about the second section to the 14th amendment to the US Constitution, to be kept in mind whilst watching or discussing the film Recount.

Just one thing I want you to keep in mind if you happen to see or hear about the film Recount:

But when the right to vote at any election for the choice of electors for President and Vice President of the United States, Representatives in Congress, the Executive and Judicial officers of a State, or the members of the Legislature thereof, is denied to any of the male inhabitants of such State, being twenty-one years of age, and citizens of the United States, or in any way abridged, except for participation in rebellion, or other crime, the basis of representation therein shall be reduced in the proportion which the number of such male citizens shall bear to the whole number of male citizens twenty-one years of age in such State.

From the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution, Section 2.

(Note that the age and sex provisions do not reflect modifications imposed by later amendments that apply to the laws regarding voting, specifically the 19th and 26th amendments to the US Constitution.)

Thank you.


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