Reports of Contested Election Cases in the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the Year 1886-1897: Together with the Opinions of the Supreme Judicial Court Relating to Such Elections ...

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Wright & Potter Print. Company, 1898 - 178 páginas
 

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Página 155 - Every male person, being twenty-one years of age, and resident in any particular town in this Commonwealth for the space of one year next preceding, having a freehold estate within the same town, of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds, shall have a right to vote in the choice of a Representative or Representatives for the said town.
Página 114 - J., who allowed a bill of exceptions in substance as follows : The defendant...
Página 137 - Trial in the Superior Court, without -a jury, before Blodgett, J., who allowed a bill of exceptions, in substance as follows : The...
Página 40 - If the elector marks more names than there are , persons to be elected to an office, or if, for any reason, it is impossible to determine the voter's choice for an office to be filled, his ballot shall not be counted for such office.
Página 167 - ALL elections ought to be free; and all the inhabitants of this Commonwealth, having such qualifications as they shall establish by their frame of government, have an equal right to elect officers, and to be elected, for public employments.
Página 132 - Court from time to time to make, ordain, and establish, all manner of wholesome and reasonable orders, laws, statutes and ordinances, directions and instructions, either with penalties or without, so as the same be not repugnant or contrary to this Constitution, as they shall judge to be for the good and welfare of this Commonwealth, and for the government and ordering thereof and of the subjects of the same...
Página 41 - On receipt of his ballot the voter shall forthwith, and without leaving the enclosed space, retire alone to one of the voting shelves or compartments so provided and shall prepare his ballot by marking in the appropriate margin or place a cross [X] opposite the name of the candidate of his choice...
Página 176 - English language, and write his name : provided, however, that the provisions of this amendment shall not apply to any person prevented by a physical disability from complying with its requisitions, nor to any person who now has...
Página 169 - ... and to prescribe the manner of calling and holding public meetings of the inhabitants in wards, or otherwise, for the election of officers under the constitution, and the manner of returning the votes given at such meetings...
Página 132 - Commonwealth one year, and within the town or district, in which he may claim a right to vote, six calendar months next preceding any election of Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, Senators, or Representatives, and who shall have paid, by himself, or his parent, master, or guardian, any State or county tax, which shall, within two years next preceding such election, have been assessed upon him, in any town or district...

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