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Which amendment gives voters the right to choose their senators?

Prior to the passage of this amendment, senators were chosen by state legislatures.  Which amendment gives voters the right to choose their senators?

A. 1st

B. 17th

C. 10th

D. 24th


 

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Answer: B. Amendment 17 - Senators Elected by Popular Vote

Passed by Congress May 13, 1912, and ratified April 8, 1913, the 17th amendment modified Article I, section 3, of the Constitution by allowing voters to cast direct votes for U.S. Senators.


Source: Ourdocuments.gov

Posted by FederalDaily Staff on Nov 15, 2012 at 4:02 PM


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