American Ballot Laws, 1888-1910

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University of the state of New York, 1911 - 220 страници

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Страница 205 - All elections by the citizens, except for such town officers as may by law be directed to be otherwise chosen, shall be by ballot, or by such other method as may be prescribed by law, provided that secrecy in voting be preserved.
Страница 166 - In all elections by the people the vote shall be by ballot, and the legislature shall provide for the numbering of tickets and make such other regulations as may be necessary to detect and punish fraud and preserve the purity of the ballot...
Страница 166 - The legislature shall enact laws providing for a mandatory primary system, which shall provide for the nomination of all candidates in all elections for State, district, county, and municipal officers, for all political parties, including United States Senators : Provided, however, This provision shall not exclude the right of the people to place on the ballot by petition any nonpartisan candidate.
Страница 81 - To vote for a person whose name is printed on the ballot mark a cross (X) in the square at the right of the name of the person for whom you desire to vote." "To vote for a person whose name is not printed on the ballot, write or paste his name in the blank space provided for that purpose.
Страница 181 - Vote for three." On the back or outside of the ballot, so as to appear when folded, shall be printed the words "Official Ballot," followed by the designation of the polling place for which the ballot is prepared, the date of the election and a facsimile of the signature of the clerk or other officer who has caused the ballots to be printed.
Страница 26 - Each elector shall, in full view, deliver to one of the judges of election a single ballot or piece of paper, on which shall be written or printed the names of the persons voted for, with a proper designation of the office which he or they may be intended to fill.
Страница 143 - X' in the square before the answer of the question or amendment submitted. The elector may write in the blank space or pa.ste over any other name the name of any person for whom he wishes to vote, and vote for such person by marking an 'X
Страница 101 - ... may direct, precedence, however, being given to the party which polled the highest number of votes for governor at the last preceding general election for such officer, and so on.
Страница 96 - The inhibitions of this Constitution to the contrary notwithstanding, the Legislature shall have power to provide that in different parts of the State different methods may be employed for receiving and registering the will of the people as expressed at elections, and may provide that mechanical devices may be used within designated subdivisions of the State at the option of the local authority indicated by the Legislature for that purpose.
Страница 124 - ... together with the poll-lists aforesaid, to be delivered into the office of the Secretary of State aforesaid, on or before the first day of December, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four, and on or before the fifteenth day of November annually thereafter forever. The legislature of this State may pass any law additional to the foregoing provisions, if any shall, in practice, be found necessary in order more fully to carry into effect the purpose thereof.