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Miscellaneous Documents: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 49th Congress, 1st Session - Page 639
by United States. Congress. House - 1883
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A TREATISE ON THE AMERICAN LAW OF ELECTIONS.

GEO. W. McCRARY - 1875
...Governor and Council of that State, in case of a tie, and 2, That the house being by the Constitution "the judge of the election returns, and qualifications of its own members/' it can never sanction the doctrine (d.) But it is very doubtful whether the relinquishment of claim...
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The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic ...

Benjamin Perley Poore - Constitutional law - 1877
...representatives ; but the Senate may propose or concur in amendments, as in other bills. ' SEC. 4. One. Each ments of which, soliciting the interposition of the Government of the United States, h ; and shall have power to punish them for disorderly behavior or misconduct, by censure, fine, imprisonment,...
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The Footprints of Time: And a Complete Analysis of Our American System of ...

Charles Bancroft - United States - 1877 - 738 pages
...be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. Sec. 5. 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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Albany Law Journal, Volume 16

Law - 1877
...election for a Representative in Congress. Article 1, section 5, declares that "each house [of Congress] shall be the judge of the election*, returns and qualifications of its own members." This authorizes each house to investigate an election to any extent, and also the returns thereof,...
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History of Logan County, Illinois: Its Past and Present...

Logan County (Ill.) - 1878 - 560 pages
...be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. SEC. 5. 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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The History of Carroll County, Illinois: Containing a History of the County ...

Carroll County (Ill.) - 1878 - 483 pages
...be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. SEC. 5. 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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The Past and Present of Kane County, Illinois

Kane County (Ill.) - 1878 - 821 pages
...shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall bylaw appoint a different day. SEC. 5. 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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The History of Jo Daviess County, Illinois: Containing a History of the ...

Illinois - 1878 - 829 pages
...be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. SEC. 5. 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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History of Goodhue County: Including a Sketch of the Territory and State of ...

Goodhue County (Minn.) - 1878 - 664 pages
...be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. SBC. 5. 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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The History of Linn County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its ...

Iowa - 1878 - 798 pages
...be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. SEC. 5. 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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