The Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri, 1909; To Which Are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, Annotat

The Revised Statutes of the State of Missouri, 1909; To Which Are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence, Constitution of the United States, Annotat

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...(Laws 1909, p. 554.) Sec. 6754. Votes, how counted and canvassed.--The votes on measures and questions shall be counted, canvassed and returned by the regular boards of judges, clerks and officers as votes for candidates are counted, canvassed and returned, and the abstract made by the several county clerks of votes on measures shall be returned to the secretary of state on separate abstract sheets, in the manner provided for abstract of votes for state and county officers. It shall be the duty of the secretary of state, in the presence of the governor, to proceed within thirty days after the election, and sooner if the returns be all received, to canvass the votes given for each measure; and the governor shall forthwith issue his proclamation, giving the whole number of votes cast in the state for and against each measure and question, and declaring such measures as are approved by majority of those voting thereon to be in full force and'effect as the law of the state of Missouri from the date of said proclamation: Provided, that if two or more measures shall be approved at said election which are known to conflict with each other or to contain conflicting provisions, he shall also proclaim which is paramount in accordance with the provisions of section 6753. (Laws.1909, p. 554.) Sec. 6755. Who may sign petitions.--Every person who is a qualified elector of the state of Missouri may sign a petition for the referendum or for the initiative of any measure on which he is legally entitled to vote. Any person signing any name other than his own to any petition, or knowingly signing his name more than once for the same measure at one election, or who is not at the time of signing the same a legal voter of this state, or any officer or person willfully...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236493990
  • 9781236493996