Congressional Edition Volume 2220

Congressional Edition Volume 2220

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...contestee belongs.) Answer. We did not think so. 6 question. Did or did not this one clerk do all that was necessary or required to show the correct result of the election? (Question objected to by contestant. This one clerk could not do what was required to be done by two clerks.) Answer. He did. 7 question. Was or was not any legal voter deprived of his right to vote by reason of there being only one clerk? (Question objected to by contestant.) Answer. There, was not. 8 question. Was any disqualified person thereby enabled to vote? (Question objected to by contestant.) Answer. No, sir. 0 question. Did it or not cast any uncertainty on the result of the vote or poll? (Question objected to by contestant.) Answer. None. 10 question. Was it or not occasioned by or through the agency of either of the candidates voted for, in order that a benefit might be derived to them or either of them? (Question objected to by contestant.) Answer. It was not. 11 question. In the deposition of H. G. Barnhart, heretofore taken by contestant, he says that the judges at Red Mills precinct allowed men to vote without evidence of having paid their capitation tax. Is this correct or not correct? Answer. There may have been several sworn that the tax was paid, and were not on the delinquent list. Such votes were noted on the poll-books as having voted on oath; the law requires that, and we aimed to carry it out. 12 question. What was the rule, if any, adopted by the judges of election at Red Mills on Nov. 7, '82, in regard to the evidence of persons having paid their capitation tax when they offered to vote? Answer. We agreed that persons that owned considerable property and had always paid their capitation tax, who were not on the delinquent list, might vote on oath. 13...
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  • Paperback | 548 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 966g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236520319
  • 9781236520319