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ARTICLE XIX.

Apportionment. Section 1. Until otherwise provided by law, the apportionment of the two houses of the Legislature shall be as follows:

The first senatorial district shall consist of the county of Shoshone, and shall elect two senators.

The second shall consist of the counties of Kootenai and Latah, and shall elect one senator.

The third shall consist of the counties of Nez Perce and Idaho, and shall elect one senator.

The fourth shall consist of the counties of Nez Perce and Latah, and shall elect one senator.

The fifth shall consist of the county of Latah, and shall elect one senator.

The sixth shall consist of the county of Boise, and shall elect one senator.

The seventh shall consist of the county of Custer, and shall elect one senator.

The eighth shall consist of the county of Lemhi, and shall elect one senator.

The ninth shall consist of the county of Logan, and shall elect one senator.

The tenth shall consist of the county of Bingham, and shall elect one senator.

The eleventh shall consist of the counties of Bear Lake, Oneida and Bingham, and shall elect one senator.

The twelfth shall consist of the counties of Owyhee and Cassia, and shall elect one senator.

The thirteenth shall consist of the county of Elmore, and shall elect one senator.

The fourteenth shall corsist of the county of Alturas, and shall elect one senator.

The fifteenth shall consist of the county of Ada, and shall elect two senators.

The sixteenth shall consist of the county of Washington, and shall elect one senator.

Sec. 2. The several counties shall elect the following members of the house of representatives:

The county of Ada, three members.
The counties of Ada and Elmore, one member.

The county of Alturas, two members.
The county of Boise, two members.
The county of Bear Lake, one member.
The county of Bingham, three members.
The county of Cassia, one member.
The county of Custer, two meinbers.
The county of Elmore, one member.
The county of Idaho, one member.
The counties of Idaho and Nez Perce, one member.
The county of Kootenai, one member.
The county of Latah, two members.
The counties of Kootenai and Latah, one member.
The county of Logan, two members.
The county of Lembi, two members.
The county of Nez Perce, one member.
The county of Oneida, one member.
The county of Owyhee, one member.
The county of Shoshone, four inembers.
The county of Washington, two members.
The counties of Bingham, Logan and Alturas, one member.

ARTICLE XX.

Amendments. Section 1. Any amendment or amendments to this Constitution may be proposed in either branch of the Legislature, and if the same shall be agreed to by two-thirds of all the mem. bers of each of the two houses, voting separately, such proposed amendment or amendments shall, with the yeas and nays

, thereon, be entered on their journals, and it shall be the duty of the Legislature to submit such amendment or amendments to the electors of the State at the next general election, and cause the same to be published without delay for at least six consecutive weeks, prior to said election, in not less than one newspaper of general circulation published in each county; and if a majority of the electors shall ratify the same, such amendment or amendments shall become a part of this Constitution.

Sec. 2. If two or more amendments are proposed, they shall be submitted in such manner that the electors shall vote for or against each of them separately.

Sec. 3. Whenever two-thirds of the members elected to each branch of the Legislature shall deem it necessary to call a convention to revise or amend this Constitution, they shall recommend to the electors to vote at the next general election for or against a convention, and if a majority of all the electors voting at said election shall have voted for a convention, the Legislature shall at the next session provide by law for calling the same; and such convention shall consist of a number of members not less than double the number of the most numerous branch of the Legislature.

Sec. 4. Any Constitution adopted by such convention, shall have no validity until it has been submitted to, and adopted by, the people.

ARTICLE XXI.

Schedule and Ordinance. Section 1. That no inconvenience may arise from a change of the Territorial government to a permanent State government, it is declared that all writs, actions, prosecutions, claims. liabilities, and obligations against the Territory of Idaho, of whatsoever nature, and rights of individuals, and of bodies corporate, shall continue as if no change had taken place in this government, and all process which may, before the organization of the judicial department under this Constitution, be issued under the authority of the Territory of Idaho, shall be as valid as if issued in the name of the State.

Sec. 2. All laws now in force in the Territory of Idaho which are not repugnant to this Constitution, shall remain in force until they expire by their own limitation or be altered or repealed by the Legislature.

Sec. 3. All fines, penalties, forfeitures, and escheats accru. ing to the Territory of Idaho, shall accrue to the use of the State.

Sec. 4. All recognizances, bonds, obligations, or other undertakings heretofore taken, or which may be taken before the organization of the judicial department under this Constitution. shall remain valid, and shall pass over to and may be prosecuted in the name of the State; and all bonds, obligations, or other undertaking executed by this Territory, or to any other officer in his official capacity, shall pass over to the proper State authority, and to their successors in office, for the uses therein respectively expressed, and may be sued for and recovered accordingly. All criminal prosecutions and penal actions which have arisen, or which may arise before the organization of the

judicial department under this Constitution, and which shall then be pending, may be prosecuted to judgment and execution in the name of the State.

Sec. 5. All officers, civil and military, now holding their offices and appointments in this Territory under the authority of the United States, or under the authority of this Territory shall continue to hold and exercise their respective offices and appointments until suspended under this Constitution.

Sec. 6. This Constitution shall be submitted for adoption or rejection, to a vote of the electors qualified by the laws of this Territory to vote at all elections at an election to be held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November, A. D. 1889. Said election shall be conducted in all respects in the same manner as provided by the laws of the Territory for general election, and the returns thereof shall be made and canvassed in the same manner and by the same authority as provided in cases of such general elections, and abstracts of such returns duly certified shall be transmitted to the board of can. vassers now provided by law for canvassing the returus of votes for Delegate in Congress. The said canvassing board shall can. vass the votes so returned and certify and declare the result of said election in the same manner, as is required by law for the election of said Delegate.

At the said election the ballots shall be in the following form: For the Constitution—yes; no.

And as a heading to each of said ballots shall be printed on each ballot, the following instructions to voters:

All persons who desire to vote for the Constitution, or any of the articles submitted to a separate vote, may erase the word "no."

All persons who desire to vote against the Constitution, or against any article submitted separately, may erase the word "yes."

Any persons may have printed or written on his ballot only the words, "For the Constitution" or "Against the Constitution," and such ballots shall be counted for or against the Constitution accordingly.

Sec. 7. This Constitution shall take effect and be in full force immediately upon the admission of the Territory as a State.

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Sec. 8. Immediately upon the admission of the Territory as a State, the Governor of the Territory, or in case of his absence or failure to act, the secretary of the Territory, or in case of his absence or failure to act, the president of this convention, shall issue a proclamation, which shall be published, and a copy thereof mailed to the chairman of the board county commis sioners of each county, calling an election by the people of all State, district, county, township, and other officers, created and made elective by this Constitution, and fixing a day for such election, which shall not be less than forty days after the date of such proclamation, nor more than ninety days after the admission of the Territory as a State.

Sec. 9. The board of commissioners of the several counties shall thereupon order such election for said day, and shall cause notice thereof to be given, in the manner and for the length of time provided by the laws of the Territory in cases of general elections for Delegate to Congress and county and other officers. Every qualified elector of the Territory, at the date of said election, shall be entitled to vote thereat. Said election shall be conducted in all respects in the same manner as provided by the laws of the Territory for general elections, and returns thereof shall be made and canvassed in the same manner and by the same authority as provided in cases of such general election; but returns for all State and district officers and members of the Legislature, shall be made to the canvassing board hereinafter provided for.

Sec. 10. The Governor, Secretary, Controller, and AttorneyGeneral of the Territory, and the president of this convention, or a majority of them, shall constitute a board of canvassers to canvass the vote at such elections for all State and district officers and members of the Legislature. The said board shall assemble at the seat of government of the Territory, on the thirtieth day after the date of such election (or on the following day if such day fall on Sunday), and proceed to canvass the votes for all State and district officers and members of the Legislature, in the manner provided by the laws of the Territory for canvassing the vote for Delegate to Congress, and they shall issue cer tificates of election to the persons found to be elected to said offices severally, and shall make and file with the Secretary of the Territory an abstract certified by them, of the number of votes cast for each person for each of said offices, and of the total number of votes cast in each county.

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