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For an amendment to the US Constitution, there is no special requirement for ratification. It merely needs to pass the state legislature.

For state constitutions, some states have adopted a 2/3 vote requirement, while other states approve state amendments by direct vote through a referendum.

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A proposal to amend the U. S. Constitution is ready for ratification after it is written up and passed by two thirds of each house of Congress or after it is requested by two thirds of the states and written up by the body assembled for that purpose. Then it is immediately and automatically part of the Constitution as soon as three fourths of the states have ratified it.

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the amendment required two-thirds vote if both houses and approval from three-fourths of the states. 7,000 of the amendments were proposed , bur only 27 survived the whole process.

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You should already know because you learn this in High School. You have to pass the Constitution Test in order to graduate.

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2/3 of all the US. states can hold a "States Conference" To ratify or change any amendment

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Three-fourths of the several states.

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3/4?

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