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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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Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the ..., Book 26

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...expressly granted by the Constitution to the House.which have any similarity to judicial power, are: 1. It shall be the judge of the election, returns and qualifications of its own members. 2. It may authorize a number smaller than a quorum to compel the attendance of absent members, in such...
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The Works of James Abram Garfield, Volume 2

James Abram Garfield - Presidents - 1882
...the Constitution which provide for the trial of impeachments, and those which empower each house to " be the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own members," and to punish or expel its members for disorderly behavior. These clauses confer no authority whatever...
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Digest of Election Cases: Cases of Contested Elections in the House of ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Elections - 1883 - 692 pages
...or disregard. "Each House shall \)ti the judge of the election, returns, and nitalijicatiomt of Us own members." No law that was ever passed on this...well illustrated by the doctrine laid down by McCrary in his Law of Elections, section 349, in reference to the laws made to govern contested elections :...
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History of Johnson County, Iowa, Containing a History of the County, and Its ...

Johnson County (Iowa) - 1883 - 966 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 Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes, Passed at the Twenty ...

California - 1883 - 410 pages
...members us President pro tempore, who shall, however, have the same right to vote as other members. Each House shall be the judge, of the election returns and qualifications of its own members, and may determine the rules of its own proceedings, except as herein provided. Each House shall keep...
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New Cases Selected Chiefly from Decisions of the Courts of the ..., Volume 12

Austin Abbott - Civil procedure - 1883
...office, there also is the remedy on the floor of the house, which is declared by the Constitution to be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members (Const, art. IJ, 10). In the distribution of responsibility for a fair vote, a correct count and...
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The Life and Public Services of the Great Reform Governor, Hon. Grover ...

Herman Dieck - Presidents - 1884 - 658 pages
...be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. Sec. 5. 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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Popular Educator, Volume 11

Education - 1893
...new Congress come into existence? (6) When will the present Congress expire ? R. In Congress " Each house shall be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members." why ? 7. Senators and Representatives in Congress are privileged from arrest during attendence at any...
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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 - 1885 - 654 pages
...two Senators from each State, chosen by the legislature thereof for six years,'' and makes each House "the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications' of its own members." In the investigation of the claimants' right to seats the lirst question to Indetermined is, Was the...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Association ..., Volume 6

Ohio State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1886
...constitution is in the first clause of Section five of Article one, and is contained in these few words: "Each house shall be the judge of the Election, Returns and Qualifications of its own members." In this no method or time of procedure in any contest is provided. Both Senate and House do, under...
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