2 edition of Statement of the vote for members of Congress found in the catalog.
Statement of the vote for members of Congress
Virginia. State Board of Elections.
1963 by Commonwealth of Virginia Dept. of Purchases and Supply in Richmond .
Written in English
|Statement||Compiled from official records by Levin Nock Davis, Secretary.|
|LC Classifications||JK3993 1962 .A5|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||a 63007212|
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