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REGISTRY LAWS

not unconstitutional, 51, 595.
requisites of valid, 58, 61, 62.
effect of, 64.
practice under, 64.
inspectors may reject vote of disqualified person,

though on the registry, 695.
REHEARING

power to grant, after affirmance in appellate court, 558.
REJECTION

of entire polls, when allowable, 251, 493, 501-3, 681.
interference of stranger, not cause of, 268, 452.
for adoption of an erroneous rule of qualification,

450, 455.
time and place of the essence of an election, 450.
neglect of directory provisions, not cause of, 449, 453.
in case of rejection of the poll, proof of legal votes

may be made, 493.
REMOVAL

of residence, effect of, on rights of elector, 50, 236.
RESIDENCE

qualification of, in electors, 107, 172, 187, 189, 223,

236, 480.
what is such, as to qualify a voter, 109, 113, 480.
must be in the election district, 109–10, 223.
means the same as domicil, 112, 113, 468.
must be permanent, 113, 470, 473.
change of, 113, 236, 470.
how acquired, 113, 236, 410, 468, 478.
when lost by appointment to office, outside the district,

143, 479.
powers of election officers in reference to question of,

468, 478.

may be acquired by persons in the military service, 180.
RETURN JUDGES. See CANVASSERS.
RETURNS

evidence, in case of contest, 288.
having been once canvassed, not open for reconsidera-

tion, 307, 313.

RETURNS- Continued.

conclusive, in a collateral suit, 307, 313.
effect of, in a direct proceeding to contest the election,

313, 435.
when conclusive on canvassers, 423.
not conclusive on county commissioners, in ward

election, 582.
SOLDIERS

cannot be empowered to vote outside the district of

their residence, 214, 236.
SPEAKER

right of, to vote, 300.
SPECIFICATIONS

insufficient, will be stricken out, 335, 351, 359, 360,

477.
when sufficient, 351, 359. .

when motion to strike out, must be made, 360.
STATE COURTS

cannot be invested with federal jurisdiction, 76.
STATES

power to regulate the elective franchise is exclusively

in the, 27, 42, 49.
may take away the elective franchise, 38.

sovereign powers of the, 84–5, 92.
STATUTES

cannot be passed by the two houses in joint conven-

tion, 22.

construction of, 72, 77.
SUPERSEDEAS

of commission, must be by new appointment, 142.
TAXES

payment of, to qualify an elector, must be assessed

on him individually, 114.
need not be a poll-tax, 114, 124.
assessment of, 116, 124.
elector may pay one of several, as a qualification, 125.
payment of, by a third person, 125.

TERM OF OFFICE

constitutional expiration of, 665.

of person elected to fill a vacancy, 669.
TEST-OATHS

cannot be imposed on voters by the legislature, unless

empowered by the constitution, 48, 97. .
may be imposed by state authority, 83, 97.
but not as a qualification for exercising a lawful avo-

cation, 97.
TICKETS

containing two names for the same office, bad as to

both, 258, 266.
but not as to candidates for other offices, 258.
effect of misnomer of candidates, 258, 267, 436-7.
containing surname only, not valid, 264.
form of, 265–6, 299.
designation of office, 266, 438.
containing the same name several times, good as one

vote, 480.
TIE-VOTE

no election, in case of, 286, 299.
TIME

of opening the polls, effect of, on the election, 251,

257, 451.
of closing, directory merely, 423, 445–7, 451.
when it will be cause for rejecting the poll, 451.

effect of receipt of votes, after time of closing, 451.
TREASON

definition of, 39.
TRESPASS

will not lie for violation of elector's privilege from
arrest,

277.
USURPER

liable for profits of office, 605.
VACANCY

in office, by failure to elect, 286.
not created by death of person elected, before quali-

fying, 670, 677.

VACANCY_Continued.

when election to fill, may be held, 677.
original, cannot be filled by appointment, 677–8.

election to fill, when void for want of notice, 679.
VOTE

can only be cast by a qualified elector, 392.

ballot of disqualified person not a vote, 392.
VOTERS

constitutional rights of, beyond legislative control, 44.
proof of qualification of, 152, 403.
when aliens legal voters, 152.
illegal, must disclose their votes, 248, 281, 377.
privilege of, from arrest, 277.
trespass will not lie for violation of privilege of, 277.
legal, cannot be compelled to disclose their vote, 281,

366, 376.

but may waive the privilege, 366, 408.
WAGER

upon the result of an election, void, 728, 735.
WAIVER

of constitutional franchise, by acceptance of office,

286.

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WITNESSES

illegal voters must disclose their vote, 248.
electors are competent, 366.
and petitioners, 366, 465.

THE END.

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