(Gesetz über as Reichstagwahlrecht)
Gist of the law: Barring Jews from Reichstag vote
Document Number: 2871-PS
Date: 7 Mar 1936
Reichsgesetzblatt-Page: I.133
Signed by: Hitler, Frick

PARTIAL TRANSLATION OF DOCUMENT 2871-PS

1936 REICHSGESETZBLATT, NO. 19, PAGE 133

Law governing elections to the Reichstag of 7 March 1936

The Reich Cabinet [Reichsregierung] has enacted the following law, published herewith :

Article 1
Reichstag electors are—aside from the German citizens who, according to the first decree of 14 November 1935 (Reichsgesetzbl. I, p. 1333) of the Reich citizenship laws, are temporarily

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considered as citizens of the Reich—the German citizens of German or related blood who on election day are 20 years of age, provided that they are not disfranchised and provided that their franchise is not in abeyance (Article 2 of the Reich election law). The definitions of Articles 2 and 5, section 2 of the decree mentioned apply.

Article 2
Whoever casts a vote without being entitled to do so is liable to imprisonment or fine or both.

Article 3
The Reich Minister of the Interior is empowered to issue the regulations necessary for the execution of this law. He may change the regulations of the Reich election law regarding the eligibility and the distribution of seats to the candidates on the , election lists and he may reduce the periods of time provided for in the Reich election law.

Berlin, 7 March 1936

The Fuehrer and Reich Chancellor
Adolf Hitler

The Reich Minister of the Interior
Frick

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