Adaptation of the Electoral Law of June 26, 1890 : To the Islands of Cuba and Porto Rico (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Adaptation of the Electoral Law of June 26, 1890: To the Islands of Cuba and Porto Rico Article 1. All male Spaniards over twenty-five years of age who are in the full enjoyment of their civil rights and are residents of a municipality in which they have resided at least two years, are electors in the islands of Cuba and Porto Rico. Noncommissioned officers and privates of the navy or army can not cast votes while they are serving in the ranks. The same suspension is established with regard to those who are in similar circumstances in other corps or armed institutions under the orders of the State, province, or municipality. Art. 2. The following can not be electors: 1. Those who have been sentenced by a final sentence to perpetual loss of political rights and disqualification for public offices, notwithstanding that they have been pardoned, unless they have previously obtained their personal rehabilitation by means of a law. 2. Those who, by a final sentence, have been condemned to a corporeal penalty, if they have not obtained the rehabilitation at least two years before their inscription in the census. 3. Those who, having been condemned to other penalties by means of a final sentence, do not prove that they have fulfilled the same, 4. Bankrupts or insolvents not discharged in accordance to law and who do not prove by means of documents that they have liquidated their obligations. 5. Debtors to public funds as taxpayers. 6. Persons being taken care of in charitable institutions or who, at their own request, have been administratively authorized to beg public charity. Chapter II. - The electoral census. Art. 3. In order to exercise the electoral franchise it is necessary to be inscribed in the electoral census, which is the register containing the name and paternal and maternal surnames, if there should be any, of the Spanish citizens qualified as electors. The census is permanent and shall not be modified except by virtue of the annual revision. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.