Constitution of the State of Deseret_page 87

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Title (1852) Act and Resolutions, Passed at the Second Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 1852
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1852) Session law for Utah from the second legislature, to which is appended Willard Richards' compilation of the reenacted laws of Deseret then in force. A limited photo-facsimile reprint was published in 1932
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1853
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 23.5cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
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Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Title Constitution of the State of Deseret_page 87
Description 87 Sec. 2. The returns of every Election for Governor, Lieutenant Governor. Secretary of State, Treasurer and Auditor, shall be sealed up, and transmitted forthwith to the Seat of Government, directed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives; who shall, during the first week of the Session, open and publish them in the presence of both Houses of ;the General Assembly; and the persons, receiving a majority of all the legal votes cast for their respective offices, shall be declared duly elected. Sec. 3. The Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, and Auditor, shall, before entering upon the duties of their respective offices, take an oath or affirmation, to support the Constitution of the United States, and of this State; which oath or affirmation, shall be administered t>y the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Sec. 4.' The first Election for Members of the General Assembly, and other Officers under this Constitution, shall be held on the first Monday of May next, at the usual places of holding Public Meetings, in the different Districts and Settlements; at which time and place, the qualified voters shall vote for, or against the adoption of this Constitution; and, if a majority of all the legal votes, shall be in favor of its adoption, the same shall take effect from and after said Election. Sec. 5. At the time and place of holding thes Elections, the qualified electors shall organize the polls by appointing two Judges, who shall be authorized to qualify each other, and' appoint two suitable persons, as Clerks; and said Judges shall, at the close of said Election, seal up the.number of votes so cast, and forthwilih transmit them to the President of this Convention. Sec. 6. The returns of the first Election, herein provided for, shall be made to the Chairman of this Convention; who, together with the two Secretaries, shall proceed immediately to open said returns, and count the votes; upon ascertaining the persons receiving a majority of votes, they shall forthwith notify them of their election. Sec. 7. The General Assembly shall; at its first Session, provide by law, a general system of Election, for Officers, under this Constitution; and such othftr Officers as may be hereafter created by law. Sec. 8. The.manner of voting shall be by ballot. Sec. 9. The General Assembly shall meet at Great Salt Lake City; which place shall be the Seat of Government, until otherwise provided by law. Sec. 10. All white male residents of this State, over the age. of twenty one years, shall have the privilege of voting at the first
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Source Original Book: Act and Resolutions, Passed at the Second Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah 1852
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Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716593
Reference URL