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Página 37 - All elections shall be by ballot; and every white* male** citizen of the United States, of the age of twenty-one years, or upwards, who has been a resident of the State for one...
Página 37 - No soldier, seaman or marine in the army or navy of the United States shall be deemed a resident of this state in consequence of being stationed therein.
Página 421 - ... surrogate who admits to probate the will of a person who was not a resident of the state at the time of his death, or grants original or ancillary letters testamentary upon such a will, or original or ancillary letters of administration upon the estate of such a person, must, within ten days thereafter, transmit to the secretary of state, to be filed in his office, a certified copy of the will or letters.
Página 37 - The male citizens of the State shall be entitled to vote at all elections held within the counties in which they respectively reside; but no person who is a minor, or of unsound mind, or a pauper, or who is under conviction of treason, felony, or bribery in an election, or who has not been a resident of the State for one year, and of the county in which he offers to vote, for sixty days next preceding such offer, shall be permitted to vote while such disability continues...
Página 639 - State shall be entitled to vote at all elections held within the election districts in which they respectively reside; but no person who is a minor, or of unsound mind, or a pauper, or who is under conviction of treason, felony, or bribery in an election, or who has not been a resident of the State for one year, and of the county in which he offers to vote for thirty...
Página 259 - The ballot shall be a paper ticket, which shall contain, written or printed, or partly written and partly printed, the names of the persons for whom the elector intends to vote, and shall designate the office to which each person so named is intended by him to be chosen...
Página 438 - The canvass must be commenced by taking out of the box the ballots unopened (except so far as to ascertain whether each ballot is single) and counting the same to ascertain whether the number of ballots corresponds with the number of names upon the list of voters kept by the clerks.
Página 542 - Not more than one person shall be permitted to occupy any one booth at one time, and no person shall remain in or occupy a booth or compartment longer than may be necessary to prepare his ballot, and in no event longer than five minutes : Provided, That the other booths or compartments are occupied.