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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 American Decisions: Containing All the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 84

Law reports, digests, etc - 1887
...system. By section 5 of article 1 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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Studies in Civil Government

William Augustus Mowry - United States - 1887 - 250 pages
...conclu^ sive evidence that the person holding it is entitled to a seat, but this clause makes each house the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own members. Were this power not given to congress, a state, if it chose, could violate the provisions of the constitution,...
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A Treatise on the American Law of Elections

George Washington McCrary - Election law - 1887 - 506 pages
...legislative enactment or otherwise, to control either house in the exercise of its exclusive right to "be the judge of the election, returns and qualifications of its own members."8 The laws that have been enacted on this subject, being therefore only directory and not...
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Civics for Young Americans, Or, First Lessons in Government: Containing a ...

William Milford Giffin - Citizenship - 1888 - 119 pages
...legislation. The meetings begin on the first Monday in December. The Constitution says, — " 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 Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 13

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...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 Bouse a high judicial tribunal to hear...
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 6

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1888
...Assembly of Ontario.8 By the Constitution of the United States, it is provided that each House of Congress shall be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members ; and by the constitutions in the different States, each House of the State legislatures has the same...
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The New York Supplement

Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...1901) it is provided that : . "The board of aldermen shall determine the rules of Its own proceedings: shall be the Judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members, subject, however, to review by certiorari of any court of competent jurisdiction." Under this provision...
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The New York Supplement

Law reports, digests, etc - 1919
...Indexes 170 NYS— 39 "The board of aldermen shall determine the rules of Its own proceedings, suuu be the Judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members, subject, however, to review by certlorari of any court of competent jurisdiction." And formerly the...
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Journal of the Constitutional Convention for North Dakota: Held at Bismarck ...

North Dakota. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1889 - 448 pages
...absent members, in such a manner and under such a penalty as may be prescribed by law. SEC. 23. Each house shall be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members. SEC. 24. Each house shall have power to determine the rules of proceeding and punish its members or...
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Charter and Ordinances

Ann Arbor (Mich.). - Ann Arbor (Mich.) - 1889
...shall appoint one of their number to act as clerk during said session. SECTION 73. The common council shall be the judge of the election, returns and qualifications of its own members. It shall hold regular stated meetings for the transaction of business at such times and places within...
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