The Next Registration

July 19, 1867


According to the new reconstruction law passed in Congress, people must be allowed to register to vote 14 days prior to an election, given that they are not disfranchised and are citizens of the United States.


The Next Registration. - The new reconstruction law provides that the Boards of Registration shall, fourteen days prior to any election, add to their registry the names of all persons who at that time possess the qualifications of voters who have net been already registered.
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