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Title in the Language of the Records
Inscripción de Votantes de la República Dominicana
This collection includes the registration of voters for the years 1931 to 1960 covering the entire country. These records are housed at the National General Archive (Archivo General de la Nación) in Santo Domingo. The text of the records was handwritten in Spanish in formatted registers. The electoral inscription is made in two duplicate books, one book is placed at the National Electoral Archive and the other book copy is kept at the municipal archive.
Citation for This Collection
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- Dominican Republic. Junta Central Electoral. Voter registrations, 1931-1960. Archivo General de la Nación, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana.
Key genealogical facts found in voter registration registers may include:
- Complete name
- Date of birth
- Place of birth
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