Letter from constituent sent to Senator Williams on the Voting Rights bill (S. 1564)

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Many constituents wrote to Senator Williams expressing their concerns with the Voting Rights bill. While many were for the passage of the bill to ensure equal voting rights to all American citizens and end discriminatory election practices, others voiced their concerns against the language of the bill and urged Senator Williams to consider other requirements for determining voting eligibility.

Citation

Newark, Delaware, resident. "Letter from constituent sent to Senator Williams on the Voting Rights bill (S. 1564)." Papers of Senator John J. Williams, University of Delaware Library. Accessed 17 September 2019. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/35.

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Title

Letter from constituent sent to Senator Williams on the Voting Rights bill (S. 1564)

Subject

United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Description

Many constituents wrote to Senator Williams expressing their concerns with the Voting Rights bill. While many were for the passage of the bill to ensure equal voting rights to all American citizens and end discriminatory election practices, others voiced their concerns against the language of the bill and urged Senator Williams to consider other requirements for determining voting eligibility.

Creator

Newark, Delaware, resident

Source

Papers of Senator John J. Williams, University of Delaware Library

Publisher

Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

1965-04-05

Contributor

University of Delaware Library

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Language

English

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Coverage

Newark (Del.)