Compilation of Senate Election Cases from 1789 to 1885
United States. Congress. Senate, George S. Taft, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Privileges and Elections
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1885 - 654 páginas
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Página 172 - West Virginia, and also the counties of Berkeley, Accomac, Northampton, Elizabeth City, York, Princess Anne, and Norfolk, including the cities of Norfolk and Portsmouth), and which excepted parts are for the present left precisely as if this proclamation were not issued.
Página xii - No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen. 'The Vice President of the United States shall be President of the Senate, but shall have no Vote, unless they be equally divided.
Página 268 - SECTION 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. SEC. 2. The congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
Página 207 - It is difficult at this day to realize the state of public opinion in relation to that unfortunate race, which prevailed in the civilized and enlightened portions of the world at the time of the Declaration of Independence, and when the Constitution of the United States was framed and adopted.
Página 206 - ... the joint assembly shall meet at twelve o'clock, meridian, of each succeeding day during the session of the legislature, and take at least one vote until a senator shall be elected.
Página 295 - SECTION 1. The Supreme Executive power of this State shall be vested in a Chief Magistrate who shall be styled the Governor of the State of Iowa.
Página 7 - Carolina, moved to amend the resolution by striking out all . after the word resolved...
Página 206 - House shall fail to give such majority to any person on said day that fact shall be entered on the Journal. At twelve o,clock, meridian, of the day following that on which proceedings are required to take place...
Página 217 - And they do claim, demand and insist upon all and singular the premises as their undoubted rights and liberties...