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QUALIFICATIONS OF GOVERNORS, SENATORS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND WOTERS, AND MANNER OF APPOINTING JUDGES, IN THE SEVERAL STATES.

MAINE.-Governor—A native citizen of the United States, five years a citizen of the State, and thirty years of age. Senators—Five years a citizen of the United States, one year of this State, and 25 years of age. Representatives—A citizen of the United States five years, and an inhabitant of this State one year, and 21 years of age. Electors, or Voters—Residence in the State three months preceding any election. Paupers excepted. Judges are appointed by the governor, by and with the consent of his council, and hold office during good behavior, but not beyond the age of seventy years.

NEW HAMPSHIRE.-Governor—A citizen of the State seven years, owning an estate of 500 pounds, (one half a freehold) and thirty years of age. Senators—A resident of this State seven years, owning a freehold estate worth £200, in the State, and thirty years of age. Representatives—Two years an inhabitant of this State, and owning an estate worth £100, one half of which must be a freehold. Electors, or Voters—Twenty-one years of age, and paying taxes. Judges are appointed by the governor and council, and hold office during good behavior, but not beyond the age of seventy years.

WERMONT.—Governor — A citizen of the State four years. Senators—A qualified voter, and 30 years of age. Representatives— Persons most noted for wisdom and virtue, and who have resided in the State two years. Electors, or Voters—One year's residence in the State, of a quiet and peaceable disposition, and will vote as he shall judge to conduce to the best interests of the State. Judges

are appointed by the house of representatives, in conjunction with the council, annually. MASSACHUSETTS.—Governor—A citizen of the State seven years, owning an estate of 1000 pounds, and of the Christian religion. Senators—Five years a citizen of the State, owning a freehold of the value of £300, or rateable estate of the value of £600. Representatives—A citizen of the State one year and owning a freehold of the value of £100, or a rateable estate worth £200. Electors, or Voters— One year's residence in the State, and have paid a State or county tax, and six months in county before election. Judges are nominated by the governor, and appointed by him, by and with consent of his council during good behavior. RHODE ISLAND.—Governor—Must be a native citizen and freeman. Senators—Must be a native and resident of the district where he is chosen, and a duly qualified freeman. Representatives—Must be a freeman, and resident of the town which he represents. Electors, or Voters—Must be a resident of the State three months, and own a freehold of $134. Judges are chosen by the legislature for one year. CONNECTICUT-Governor—An elector and thirty years of age. Senators—Any person who has a right to vote, is eligible to a seat in the senate. Representatives—Any person who is an elector is eligible as a representative. Electors, or Voters—Must have gained a settlement in the State, own a freehold of $7 per annum, or have done military duty, paid a State tax, and taken the prescribed oath. Judges are appointed by the legislature, and hold office during good behavior, but not beyond the age of seventy years. NEW YORK.—Governor—A native citizen of the United States, five years of this State, a freeholder, and thirty years of age. Senators—A qualified elector, and a freeholder. Representatives— The constitution of this State is silent as to any qualifications required of representatives. Electors, or Voters—A male citizen, of the age of 21 years, an inhabitant of the State for the last year, and a resident of the county for tha last six months; a colored man must own a freehold of $250, have paid taxes thereon, and been three years a citizen. Judges are nominated by the governor, and appointed by him, by and with the consent of the senate, and hold office, during good behavior, or until the age of sixty years. Inferior judges five years. NEW JERSEY.—Governor—Some fit person within the State. Senators—The council in the legislature of this state supply the place of a senate. Representatives—One year a citizen of this state, and worth £500, proclamation money, in real and personal property. Electors, or Voters—A citizen of this State, one year, and paid a tax. Judges are appointed by the legislature for seven years. Judges of common pleas for five years. PENNSYLVANIA.—Governor—A citizen of the State seven years, and thirty years of age. Senators—A citizen of the State four years, and for the last year of the district for which he is chosen, and 25 years of age. Representatives—A citizen of the State three years, and for the last year of the city or county for which he shall be chosen. Electors, or Voters—A citizen of the State two years, paid a State or county tax. The sons of persons so qualified, between the ages of 21 and 22, may vote although they have paid no tax. Judges are appointed by the governor, judges of Supreme court for 15 years, presidents of courts of common pleas 10 years, associate judges 7 years. DELAWARE-Governor—A citizen of the United States twelve years, and the last six of this State, and thirty-six years of age. Senators—Three years a citizen of the State, and own a freehold of 200 acres, or 1000 pounds in real and personal property, and 27 years of age. Representatives—A citizen of the State three years, and 24 years of age. Electors, or Voters—A citizen of the state one year, and paid a State or county tax. The sons of persons so qualified, between the ages of 21 and 22 years, may vote, although they have paid no tax. Judges are appointed by the governor, and hold office during good.behavior. MARYLAND.—Governor—A resident of the State above five years, and above twenty-five years of age. Senators—Men of the most wisdom, experience and virtue, who have resided in the State three years and 25 years of age. Representatives—The most wise, sensible, and discreet of the people, who have resided in the county for which they shall be chosen one year. Electors, or Voters—One year's residence in the State preceding election, and six months in the county. , Judges are appointed by the governor, by and with the consent of the senate and hold office during good behavior.

VIRGINIA.—Governor—A native citizen of the United States, and of the State for five years, and thirty years of age, ineligible for three years after first term. Senators—A resident and freeholoer in the district for which he is chosen, and thirty years of ge. Representatives—A resident and freeholder in the county for which he shall be chosen and twenty-five years of age. Electors, or Voters—Own a freehold of the value of $25, or having been a housekeeper one year, and been assessed. Some other small qualifications are required of those who have no freehold, but they almount to almost universal suffrage. Judges are appointed by the legislature and hold office during good behavior. NORTH CAROLINA.—Governor—A resident of the State five years, owning a freehold in the State above the value of 1000 pounds, and thirty years of age. Senators—One year a citizen of the county for which he is chosen, and owning 300 acres of land. Representatives—One year a citizen of the county in which he may be chosen, owning 100 acres of land in fee, or for the term of his life. Electors, or Voters—A citizen of the State 1 year, who has paid taxes may vote for the members of the house of commons, but must own 50 acres of land to vote for a senator. Judges are appointed by the legislature and hold office during good behavior. SOUTHCAROLINA.—Governor—A citizen of the State ten years, owning an estate of the value of fifteen hundred pounds sterling, thirty years of age, and clear of debt. Senators—A citizen of this State five years. If a resident of the election district must own a freehold estate of £300 sterling; if not, of £1000, and 30 years of age. Representatives—A citizen of this State, 3 years, own 500 acres and 10 negroes, or £150 sterling in real estate; and if a nonresident of the #. a freehold worth £500 sterling. Electors, or Voters—Residence in the State two years, and in the district where he shall offer his vote six months. Small property qualification. Judges are appointed by the legislature, and hold office during good behavior. GEORGIA.—Governor—A citizen of the United States 12 years, and of the State six years; owning 500 acres of land, and other property to the amount of $4000, besides discharging his debts, and thirty years of age. Senators—Nine years a citizen of the United States, and 3 years of this State, a freeholder of $500, or taxable property of $1000, over and above his debts, have paid all legal taxes, and 25 years of age. Representatives—Seven years a citizen of the United States, and three years of this State, owning a freehold of $250, or taxable property of $500, over and above his debts, and having paid all legal taxes. Electors or Voters—A citizen of the State, and six months residence in the county where they offer to vote, and must have paid all taxes imposed on them. . Judges are chosen by the legislature for three years. Inferior judges elected by the people. ALABAMA.—Governor—A native citizen of the United States, and of this State for four years, thirty years of age, and ineligible for more than four successive years. Senators—A citizen of the United States, and of this State two years, and one year of the district for which he shall be chosen, and twenty-seven years of age. Representatives—A citizen of the United States, and of this State two years, and one year of the county for which he shall be chosen, and 21 years of age. Electors, or Voters—A citizen of the United . States, one year of this State, and three months residence in the county where he shall offer his vote. Judges are appointed by the legislature, for six years. MISSISSIPPI.-Governor—A citizen of the United States twent years, and of this State five years, and thirty years of age, and . igible for more than 4 successive years, and must be a freeholder of the value of $2000. Senators—A citizen of the United States, and of this state four years, the last year of the district for which he shall be chosen, and be 30 years of age. Representatives—A citizen of the United States, and of this state two years, and the last year of the county for which he shall be chosen, and 21 years of age, and a freeholder of the value of $500. Electors, or Voters—A citizen of the United States, and residence in this State one year, and in the county six months, and having done military duty or paid taxes. Judges are appointed by the legislature and hold office during good behavior for six years. LOUISIANA.—Governor—A citizen of the United States, and of this State six years, owning landed estate of the value of $5000, and thirty-five years of age. Senators—A citizen of the United States, and of this state four years, and one year in his election district, owning landed property of the value of $1000, and 27 years of age. Representatives—The same as those in Alabama except that they must own landed property to the amount of $500, and 21 years of age. Electors or Voters—Residence in the county where he offers his vote one year, and having paid taxes within the last six months. Judges are appointed by the governor, with advice of the senate, and hold office during good behavior. TENNESSEE.-Governor—A citizen of the United States and of this State seven years, and thirty years of age. Senators—A citizen of the United States, three years residence in this State, and in the county for which he shall be elected, one year, and thirty years of age. Representatives—A citizen of the United States, of the State 3 years, one year's residence of the county, and 21 years of age. Electors or Voters—A citizen of the United States, and six months in the county where he shall offer his vote. Judges are appointed by the general assembly; those of the supreme court for twelve years; those of the inferior courts for eight years. KENTUCKY.—Governor—A citizen of the United States, and of this State six years, and thirty-five years of age, and ineligible for more than one term in 7 years. Senators—A citizen of the United States, and of this State six years, the last year in the district for which he is chosen, and thirty-five years of age. Representatives— A citizen of the United States, and of this State two years, and the last year in the county for which he may be chosen, and 24 years of age. Electors or Voters—Two years residence in the State, and in the county in which he offers his vote, one year next preceding the election. Judges are nominated by the governor, and appointed by him by and with consent of the senate, and hold office during good behavior. OHIO.—Governor—A citizen of the United States twelve years, and an inhabitant of this State four years, and thirty-five years of

age. Senators—A citizen of the United States, and two years of the district or county in which he may be elected, have paid a State and county tax, and thirty years of age. Representatives—A citizen of the United States, an inhabitant of this state, and one year of the county in which he may be chosen, have paid a State or county tax, and 25 years of age. Electors or Voters—One year's residence in the State, next preceding the election, having paid or been charged with a State or county tax. Judges are appointed by the joint ballot of the two houses of the general assembly, for seven years. INDIANA.—Governor—A citizen of the United States ten years, and of this State five years, and thirty years of age. Senators—A citizen of the United States, and of this State two years, and the last year of the county or district for which he may be chosen, have paid a State or county tax, and twenty-five years of age. Representatives—A citizen of the United States, an inhabitant of this State and of the county for which he may be elected, one year, have paid a State or county tax, and 21 years of age. Electors or Voters—One year's residence in the State immediately preceding the election, entitles him to vote in the county where he resides. Judges of the supreme court are appointed by the governor, with the consent of the senate; presidents of the circuit courts by the legislature; associate judges by the people; each seven years. ILLINOIS.—Governor—A citizen of the United States thirty years, and two years of this State, thirty years of age, and ineligible for two successive terms. Senators—A citizen of the United States, the last year of the district where he may be chosen, paid a state or county tax, and 25 years of age. Representatives—A citizen of the United States, and an inhabitant of the State and of the county where he may be chosen one year, paid a State or county tax, and 21 years old. Electors, or Voters—Residence in the State six months, but can vote only in the county where he actually resides. Judges are appointed by the general assembly and hold office during good behavior. MISSOURI.-Governor—A native citizen of the United States, and resident of this State four years, and thirty-five years of age. Senators—A citizen of the United States, and of this State four years, and of the district one year, and having paid a State or county tax, and thirty years of age. Representatives—A citizen of the United States, and of this State two years, of the county where he may be chosen one year, paid a State or county tax, and 24 years of age. Electors or voters—A citizen of the United States, and one year's residence in this State, next preceding the election, and three months in the county. Judges are appointed by the governor, by and with consent of the senate, and hold office during good behavior. MICHIGAN.—Governor—A citizen of the United States five years, and a resident of the State for two years immediately preceding the election. Senators—A citizen of the United States, and a qualified elector in the county he represents. Representatives—A citizen of the United States, and qualified electors in the counties they represent. Electors or Voters—Twenty-one years of age, and six months residence next preceding election. Judges of the supreme court are appointed by the governor, by advice and consent of the Senate, for the term of 7 years, other judges by the people, for 4 years.

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