The Senator from Alabama: Hearing Before the Committee on Privileges and Elections, United States Senate
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913 - 86 páginas
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Página 59 - ... vacancies happen in the representation of any State in the Senate, the executive authority of such State shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies: Provided, That the legislature of any State may empower the executive thereof to make temporary appointments until the people fill the vacancies by election as the legislature may direct. This amendment shall not be so construed as to affect the election or term of any Senator chosen before it becomes valid as part of the Constitution.
Página 78 - Congress; provided that no amendment which may be made prior to the year 1808 shall in any manner affect the first and fourth clauses in the ninth section of the first article; and that no state, without its consent, shall be deprived of its equal suffrage in the Senate.
Página 10 - The compensation of any county, city, town, or municipal officer shall not be increased after his election or during his term of office ; nor shall the term of any such officer be extended beyond the period for which he is elected or appointed.
Página 59 - The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote. The electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislatures.
Página 34 - ... shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars and imprisoned not more than two years; and shall, moreover, thereafter be incapable of holding any office of honor, trust, or profit under the Government of the United States.
Página 74 - SECTION 1. The supreme executive power of this state shall be vested in a chief magistrate, who shall be styled the Governor of the State of California.
Página 80 - Sny office under the authority of the United States (except those peculiarly belonging to the functions of the first branch) during the term of service of the first branch. 4. Resolved, That the members of the second branch of the legislature of the United States ought to be chosen by the individual legislatures...
Página 55 - All city, town and village officers, whose election or appointment is not provided for by this Constitution, shall be elected by the electors of such cities, towns and villages, or of some division thereof, or appointed by such authorities thereof as the Legislature shall designate for that purpose.
Página 12 - The Legislature, by general and uniform laws, shall provide for the election or appointment, in the several counties, of Boards of Supervisors, Sheriffs, County Clerks, District Attorneys, and such other county, township, and municipal officers as public convenience may require, and shall prescribe their duties, and fix their terms of office.
Página 80 - Resolved that the members of the first branch of the National Legislature ought to be elected by the people of the several States...