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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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Statutes of California and Digests of Measures

California - Session laws - 1857
...President pro tempore, who shall, however, have the same vote as other members. The Board of Supervisors shall be the judge of the election returns, and qualifications of its own members, and shall order and provide for holding elections in the proper districts, to fill vacancies which...
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The New York Almanac and Yearly Record for ... 1857-58: Containing, in ...

Almanacs, American - 1858
...body, und shall choose Its clerk and other officers, determine the rules of Its own proceeding?, and be the judge of the election, returns, and -qualifications of its own members. Each Board fhall keep a journal of its proceedings, and its doors shall be kept open, except when the...
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The Governmental Instructor, Or, A Brief and Comprehensive View of the ...

J. B. Shurtleff - United States - 1857 - 189 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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History of the United States: From the Earliest Discoveries to the Present Time

Marcius Willson - Mexico - 1859 - 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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Commentaries on the Constitutions and Laws, Peoples and History, of the ...

Ezra Champion Seaman - Constitutional history - 1863 - 287 pages
...the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. SECTION v. 1. 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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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 25

Nathan Howard, New York (State). Supreme Court - Civil procedure - 1863
...section fifth of article first of the constitution of the United States, each house is declared to be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members. A similar provision, as applicable to our state legislature, is found in the constitution of this state,...
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The Future: A Political Essay

Montgomery Hunt Throop - United States - 1864 - 335 pages
...Congress. For the Constitution reserves to each branch of the national Legislature the 'exclusive right "to be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members ;" and consequently it will devolve upon Congress to provide, by legislation or by the separate action...
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National Jewels: Washington, Lincoln, and the Fathers of the Revolution

1865 - 123 pages
...the first Monday in December, unless they shall, by law, appoint a different day. SECT. V. 1. 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 from-...
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Can a State Secede?: Sovereignty in Its Bearing Upon Secession and State Rights

Emory Washburn - Secession - 1865 - 36 pages
...fact, and the Constitution itself, anticipating as it were this very contingency, has made each house " the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own members." Let us suppose that instead of ten States, the major part of the people of Delaware had gone into rebellion,...
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Constitution of the State of New York: Adopted in 1846 : with a Comparative ...

New York (State) - Constitution - 1867 - 243 pages
...ЛА.243; Md., 262; Or., 451; R. /.,475; W. Va., 551; Fa., 536; U и., 562 ; Тех., 508. — Each House shall be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members ; and shall have power to punish them for disorderly behavior or misconduct, by censure, fine, imprisonment...
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