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differ in politics.
County commissioners to appoint
and the same is, hereby amended to read as follows: [Section 7.] Township trustees shall by virtue of their office be inspectors of elections in the precints in which they respectively reside, and shall at least three days prior to the opening of the polls in such precinct, appoint as judges of election two qualified electors of such precinct, who shall have been resident house-holders therein for at least one year next preceding such election, and who are members of political parties differing in politics from the inspector and from each other, and who are members of two of the three following National Parties: Peoples Party, Democratic and Republican: Provided, That the chairman of the county central committee of such National Parties differs from the party to which such inspector belongs, shall have the right to designate a person as judge, having the qualifications herein before prescribed, at least three days prior to such election, and such person shall be appointed judge, and such judges together with the inspector shall constitute the board of election for such precinct: Provided, That no person shall be eligible as a member of the board of election, who has anything of value bet or wagered on the result of such election, or who is a candidate to be voted for at such election, or who bears the relation to any candidate to be voted for at such election, of father, father-in-law, son, sonin-law, grandfather, grandson, brother-in-law or brother. If at any time before or during any election, it shall be made to appear to any inspector, by the affidavit of two or more qualified electors of the precinct, that either of the said judges is disqualified under the provisions of this act, he shall at once remove such judge and fill the place with a qualified person of the same political party as the judge removed, and in case such judge shall have taken the oath of office hereinafter prescribed, the inspector shall place such oath and affidavit before the next grand jury of the county.
SECTION 2. That section 5, of chapter 33, of the statutes of Oklahoma, 1893, be, and the same is, hereby qualifica- amended to read as follows: Section 5. Whenever any board of county commissioners shall designate
more than one precinct in any township, it shall, at may elect the July term of said board next preceding any election, appoint in each precinct in which no township trustee resides, as inspector of such election, some qualified voter of such precinct who shall have been a citizen and resident householder in such precinct for at least one year next preceding such election; such board of county commissioners shall hold a special session one week before each election, shall fill all vacancies that may have occured in the office of inspector, and shall fill any vacancy occurring thereafter, at any regular or special session of the board previous to the election. Such special session may be called by the clerk, or any member of the board, on one day's notice, or the session may be held without any notice or call, when all members of the board are present: Provided, That the inspector so appointed shall be a member of the same political party as the former inspector; and where a person having the qualifications required by law, has been designated for such inspector to the board of county commissioners prior to said meeting, by the chairman of the county central committee of the party to which the former inspector belonged, he shall be appointed as such inspector by the board. Such appointed inspector shall, before the time of opening the election in his precinct, appoint two election judges, if the same have not already been appointed as hereinbefore provided, in the same manner and under the same requirements as provided for towhship trustees acting as inspectors, and such judges and inspector shall constitute the board of election for such precinct. If any member of an election board shall fail to appear at the hour appointed for the opening of the polls, the remainder of the board shall select a member of his political party to serve in his stead: Provided, That if the qualified electors of his party present at the polls shall nominate a qualified person for such vacancy, such nominee shall be appointed. If none of the members of an election board shall appear at the hour appointed for opening the polls, the qualified electors present shall elect a board viva voce,
as nearly as possible in conformity with the provisions hereof, one of whom shall act as inspector.
SECTION 3. All acts and parts of acts in conflict with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed. SECTION 4. This act shall be in force from and after its passage and approval. Approved March 12, 1897.
ARTICLE 3.-SAME CANDIDATE FOR DIFFERENT
Name of same candidate may be
printed for different
Repeals laws in conflict herewith.
1. Name of same candidate may
2. Repeals laws in conflict herewith Time of taking effect. AN ACT relating to elections.
Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of
SECTION 1. That whenever two or more political parties or groups of petitioners shall nominate or petition for the nomination of the same person as a candidate for the same elective office in this Territory, and such nominations or petitions are duly certified to the proper officers, the board of election commissioners shall cause the name of such person to be printed on the official ballot as the candidate of each of such political parties or petitioners in as many places and in the same manner as though each of such political parties or petitioners had nominated or petitioned for the nomination of different persons bearing the same name.
SECTION 2. All acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval. Approved March 12, 1897.
AN ACT requiring the voters of the cities of the First Class to register
Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of
keep his office
tain time for
SECTION 1. It shall be the duty of the city clerk City clerk to of all the cities of the first class in Oklahoma Terri- open at certory, on the first Monday and the Tuesday thereafter, registration. and on the second Monday and the Tuesday thereafter, before each general election in the Territory of Oklahoma, and on the first Monday and the Tuesday thereafter, and on the second Monday and Tuesday thereafter, of each year, before the city election in cities of the first class in the Territory of Oklahoma, to keep his office open from nine o'clock a. m. until six o'clock p. m. of each day for the purpose of registering legal voters in said city.
SECTION 2. Before any voter shall be permitted to vote [in cities of the first class] at any general elec- register tion of the territory of Oklahoma or at any city elec- voting. tion, held in cities of the first class, he shall have first registered with the city clerk as herein provided, giving his name, his age, and the ward in which he resides, and the number of his residence.
SECTION 3. It shall be the duty of the city clerk Clerk to to furnish each election board of each ward a list giv- of voters ing the names of the voters having registered from for use at that ward, which list shall be kept at the voting place for inspection and examination, and no voter shall be permitted to vote in said ward, who has not registered as herein provided.
SECTION 4. All acts and parts of acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
SECTION 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval. Approved March 12, 1897.
Fees and salaries allowed
Clerk of district
32. Treasurer's quarterly report.
AN ACT to regulate the fees and salaries of county officers and for other
Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of
That the officers and persons herein mentioned shall be entitled to receive for their services only the fees and compensation herein allowed, and no other, except as may be otherwise required by law.
SECTION 2. The clerks of the district court of the court, fees of counties in this Territory, shall receive as their com