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  VIII Section 6.  Retention of residence for voting purposes. — For the purpose of voting, no person shall be deemed to have gained or lost a residence by reason of his presence or absence while engaged in the civil or military service of this state or of the United States, or in the navigation of the high seas or the waters of the state or of the United States, or while a student of any institution of learning, or kept in a poorhouse or other asylum at public expense, or confined in public prison.

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Source: Const. of 1875, Art. VIII, § 7 (Amended February 26, 1924).

(1963) Statements of students of Maryville state college to the effect that they "intended" to reside in the Maryville school district could not prevail over admitted facts indicating a residence elsewhere, and they were not entitled to vote in the school district election. New v. Corrough (Mo.), 370 S.W.2d 323.


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