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" Each house shall be the judge of the election,, returns, and qualifications of its own members... "
Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 49th Congress, 1st Session - Page 639
by United States. Congress. House - 1883
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1788
...ft Monday in December, unlefs they (hall by law appoint a different day. SeCt. 5. Each houfe (lull be the judge of the election?, returns, and qualifications of its own members, and a majority of each (hall conllitute a quorum to do bufmefs ; but a fmallcr number may adjourn from...
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A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States ...

John Bouvier - Anglo-Norman dialect - 1843 - 1512 pages
...consider the privileges and powers of the two houses, both aggregately and separately. Each house is made the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own members. Art. 1, s. 5. As each house acts in these cases in a judicial character, its decisions, like the decisions...
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The Governmental Instructor, Or, A Brief and Comprehensive View of the ...

J. B. Shurtleff - United States - 1846 - 182 pages
...where does congress meet? How can an extra session be called ? POWERS OF EACH HOUSE. Each house is the judge of the election returns, and qualifications of its own members. This power must be lodged somewhere, or the halls of congress would be liable to be filled with impostors....
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Journal of the Convention to Form a Constitution for the State of Wisconsin ...

Wisconsin. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1848 - 678 pages
...districts which they represent, and shall have resided at least one year in the state. Sec. 7. Eacli house shall be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members ; and a majority of each shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn...
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Documents of the Senate of the State of New York, Volume 3

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - New York (State) - 1851
...Senate is derived from the 10th section, of the 3d article of the Constitution, which declares that each house "shall be the judge of the election, returns and qualifications of its own members." This clause, in the opinion of the undersigned, applies only to cases where some person has been declared...
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The Ohio Journal of Education, Volume 3

Education - 1854
...township, according to the provisions contained in section 22. 5. Each township board of education must be the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own members; but should they improperly refuse to allow the clerk of a board of local directors to take his seat...
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An Act to Amend the Charter of the City of New York, Passed April 2, 1849 ...

New York (State) - 1852 - 18 pages
...own body ; shall choose its clerk and other officers ; determine the rules of its own proceedings; be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its, own mem2 bers ; keep a journal of its proceedings, and have power to direct special elections to fill its...
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History of the United States

Marcius Willson - United States - 1854 - 429 pages
...in December, unless they shall, by law, appoint a different day. SECTION V. First Clause. — Each house shall be the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own members, and a majority of each shall constitute a quorum' to do business ; but a smaller number may adjourn...
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History of United States

Marcius Willson - 1855
...Mon.daj in December, unless they shall, by law, appoint a different day SECTION V. First Clause. — Each house shall be the judge of the election returns, and qualifications of its own members, and a majorit* of each shall constitute a quorum' to do business ; but a smallei number may adjourn...
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The Life and Public Services of Millard Fillmore

W. L. Barre - Presidents - 1856 - 408 pages
...revolting and dangerous as that which has just been witnessed. The constitution provides that, ' each house shall be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members.' It is clear that this clause of the constitution created the house a high judicial tribunal to hear...
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