No. 82.

380 U.S. 89 (1965)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided March 1, 1965.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Wayne Windle argued the cause for petitioner. With him on the briefs was W. C. Peticolas.

Hawthorne Phillips, First Assistant Attorney General of Texas, and Mary K. Wall, Assistant Attorney General, argued the cause for respondents. With them on the brief was Waggoner Carr, Attorney General of Texas.

MR. JUSTICE STEWART delivered the opinion of the Court.

A provision of the Texas Constitution prohibits "[a]ny member of the Armed Forces of the United States" who moves his home to Texas during the course of his military duty from ever voting in any election in that State "so long as he or she is a member of the Armed Forces."1 The question presented is whether this provision, as construed by...

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