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Legislative history of contested elections statute; [1964]

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Creator:Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Title:Legislative history of contested elections statute; [1964]

From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This document relates the history of the election contest statute (Title 2 U. S. C. Section 201) and sets forth the main objections of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party to the 1964 Congressional elections in Mississippi. It also compares instances of voter intimidation and illegal voter registration practices in Mississippi in 1964 with similar instances in which the statute has been invoked. This draft of the document has handwritten proofreader's marks added to the text.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Types:Reports | Text
Subjects:Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party | Political participation--Mississippi | Politics, Practical--Mississippi | Race relations--Mississippi | Voting--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 3, Folder 8, M336 Zwerling (Matthew) Freedom Summer Collection, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi

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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of USM - Historical Manuscripts.

Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Forms part of the Michael J. Miller Civil Rights Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/manu/id/3604/rec/1