Reports of Cases Decided in the Appellate Court of the State of Indiana, with Tables of Cases Reported and Cited, and Statutes Cited and Construed, and an Index

Reports of Cases Decided in the Appellate Court of the State of Indiana, with Tables of Cases Reported and Cited, and Statutes Cited and Construed, and an Index

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... fact that five instead of three school commissioners are to be elected at the November election, 1905, no confusion could arise on account of the petitions for nominations not designating the term or terms for which the candidates are to stand. It is conceded by both Remster v. Sullivan--36 Ind. App. 385. parties that if there were only three candidates to be elected, the terms of which would commence January 1, 1906, the petitions would not be void for a failure to designate the term. Section one of the act of 1903, supra, provides that the election of school commissioners "shall be held under the provisions of the general laws governing such city elections, so far as they are not inconsistent with the provisions of this act." Section twelve of the act approved March 4, 1905 (Acts 1905, p. 189, 6275f Burns 1905), entitled "An act concerning elections," provides: "No name upon any petition for nomination shall be considered by the city or county board of election commissioners unless the same be signed by the petitioner in person or by his mark duly attested, and no petition for nomination shall be effectual to authorize the name petitioned for to appear upon the official ballot unless the signatures of such petition to the number required by law shall be duly acknowledged before some officer authorized to take acknowledgments." Statutes that affect the franchise rights of the electors should receive a reasonable and liberal construction, to the end that such rights should not be abridged; but 3. it is important, also, that all such statutory provisions should be substantially complied with, that the rights of the public as well as the rights of the individual elector should be preserved. It is the...show more

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  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • Abridged
  • abridged edition
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236844335
  • 9781236844330