Rep. John Lindsay (R-N.Y.) held the legislation was flawed because it failed to also pro...

House approves poll tax ban as a constitutional amendment, Aug. 27, 1962 – POLITICO

Rep. John Lindsay (R-N.Y.) held the legislation was flawed because it failed to also protect black voting rights in state and local elections. On this day in 1962, the House voted 295 to 62 to outlaw the poll tax as a requirement in federal…

 

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