Laws Relating to Elections

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Wright & Potter Printing Company, State Printers, 1892 - 148 pages

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Page 54 - The electors shall meet in their respective states and vote by ballot for president and vice president, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves; they shall name in their ballots the person voted for as president, and in distinct ballots the person voted for as vice president and they shall make distinct lists of all persons...
Page 64 - The provisions of this act, so far as they are the same as those of existing laws, shall be construed as a continuation of such laws and not as new enactments...
Page 8 - Any person whose name has been presented as a candidate may cause his name to be withdrawn from nomination, by request in writing signed by him and acknowledged before an officer qualified to take acknowledgments of deeds, and filed in the office...
Page 22 - ... one for the term of one year, one for the term of two years, and one for the term of three years ; and one member of said board shall be elected annually thereafter, who shall hold his office for three years.
Page 8 - ... decision of a majority of these officers shall be final. In case such objection is made notice shall forthwith be mailed to the candidates affected thereby, addressed to their residences as given in the certificates of nomination or nomination papers, and to any party committee known to the seeretary or clerk, as the case may be, as specially interested in the nomination.
Page 29 - Subject to the foregoing provisions the ancillary receiver and his deputies shall have the same powers and be subject to the same duties with respect to the administration of such assets, as a receiver of an insurer domiciled in this state.
Page 14 - On receipt of his ballot the voter shall forthwith, and without leaving the enclosed space, retire alone to one of the voting shelves or compartments so provided, and shall prepare his ballot by marking in the appropriate margin or place a cross (X) opposite the name of the candidate of his choice...
Page 45 - ... or fire any gun or pistol in such unincorporated town, or use any vulgar, profane, or indecent language within the presence or hearing of women or children, in a loud and boisterous manner, is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction by any court of competent jurisdiction shall be punished by fine not exceeding two hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than ninety days, or by both fine and imprisonment, or either, at the discretion of the court.
Page 34 - ... who shall thereupon announce the same in a loud and distinct tone of voice, clear and audible...
Page 7 - All certificates of nomination and nomination papers shall, besides containing the names of candidates, specify as to each, (1) the office for which he is nominated ; (2) the party or political principle which he represents, expressed in not more than three words...

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