Editorial Note

On May 13 Taegliche Rundschau published the text of an election appeal by the secretariat of the German People’s Council for the third German People’s Congress. The voting for delegates to the Congress took place on May 15 and 16, and all five Laender of the Soviet zone and the eastern sector of Berlin registered majorities for the single list of candidates. For the text of the election appeal and the results of the voting, see Ruhm von Oppen, Documents on Germany, pages 393–395. The results of the voting are also printed in G. N. Goroshkova, Dvizheniye nemetskogo narodnogo kongressa za edinstvo i mirnyi dogovor (Moscow, Izdatel’stavo Instituta Mezhdunarodnikh, 1959) page 187.