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Title (1851) Acts Resolutions and Memorials Passed by the First Annual and Special Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1851
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1851) Session law from the first legislature of the Utah territory. Organizes government, reenacts laws of Deseret
Publisher By authority of the Legislative Assembly, Great Salt Lake City
Date 1852
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
ARK ark:/87278/s60v8dhv
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2012-06-05
ID 716954
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv

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Title Constitution
Description 12 ; shall hold his office during the tenti of four years, and /together with the Vice President, chosen for the same term, be elected, as follows: Electors,how E&eh State shall-appoint,.in such manner as the appointed, legislature thereof may direct, a number of electors, equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress: but no Senator or Representative, or person holding an office of trust or profit under the United Stales, shall be appointed ao I elector. The electors shall meet in their respective States^ meet°&nd°to anc^ vote ^Y b^lel f°r two persons^ of whom one eiectapresj- at least shall not be an inhabitant of the same , dent and vice ^ * « i i •* presideas. State with themelves. And they shall make a I list of all the persons voted for, and of the num- . t>er of rotes for each; which list they shall sign and certify, and transmit sealed to the seat of the? Government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate. The President of the Senate shall, in the presence of the Senate and Trim'r vot<?9 House of Representatives, open all the certifi-counted m cates, and the votes shall then be counted. The person having the greatest number of votes shall be the President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors appointed; and if there be more than one who have such majority, and have an equal number of votes, then the House of Representatives shall immediately choose by ballot one of them for President; and if no person have a majority, then from the five highest on the list the said House shall in like manner choose the President. But in choosing the President, the votes shall be taken by States, the representation from each State having one vote; a quorum for this purpose shall consist of a mem* ber or members from two-thirds of the States, and a majority of all the States shall be necessary
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Source Original Book: Laws and Ordinances of the State of Deseret (Utah) Compilation 1851
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-08
Date Modified 2005-11-08
ID 716694
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60v8dhv/716694