TITLE

Franchise

PUB. DATE
November 1960
SOURCE
New Yorker;11/26/1960, Vol. 36 Issue 41, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article relates the experience of a local resident who presented himself at his polling place on Election Day in the U.S. The registry clerk thought that he was already deceased after looking over the voting register. The informant's vote was cast by the registry clerk after stating his condition.
ACCESSION #
22768668

 

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