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more Council or Representative districts, specifying the number of votes for each person for member of the Council and member of the House of Representatives, in each such districts respectively.

Sec. 54. Each statement shall be certified as correct, and signed by the said county board of canvassers, and attested by their clerk, and filed in the office of the clerk of the county board of supervisors, and shall be recorded by him in a suitable book to be provided and kept in his office.

Sec. 55. The said board shall determine the persons who have and entify who been, by the greatest number of votes, elected to the several

county oflices, and members of the Council and House of Representatives, when the county constitutes one or more Council or Representative districts; and such determination shall be reduced to writing, signed by the members of the board and attested by the clerk, and be annexed to the statement of votes given for such officers respectively, and filed and recorded by said clerk with the

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Sec. 56. The said clerk shall immediately make out, in pursuance of the determination of such board of canvassers, a certificate of election for each person having the greatest number of votes for any county office or for member of the Council or House of Representatives, when the county constitutes one or more Council or Representative districts, and deliver the same to such person, upon his making application therefor.

Sec. 57. Of the statement and certificate of the votes given sent within three for Territorial officers, the clerk of the board of supervisors shall titorial treasurer. prepare three certified copies, under his signature and scal of

office; one of which he shall, within three days next after the county canvass, send, by mail, one to the governor, one to the secretary of the Territory, and one to the Territorial treasurer. He shall also transmit, by mail, to the secretary of the Territory, within three days after any general election, a list of the names of the persons voted for [elected] in the county as members of the Council and House of Representatives, and also a list of all the county oflicers elected in the county at such election, with the

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there should not be a full attendance, the same may be adjourned until the next day, when the canvass shall proceed.

SEJ. 59. The governor, secretary of the Territory and Territorial treasurer, shall constitute the board of Territorial canvassers, tivo of whom shall be a quorum for the transaction of busi

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SES. 61. The secretary of the Territory, upon the receipt of Territorial secrethe certified statements of the votes given in the several counties, directed to be sent to him by the clerks of the boards of supervisors, shall record the same in a suitable book, to be kept by him for that purpose; and, if from any county no such statement be received by him, he shall obtain the same from the governor or Territorial treasurer, if received by either of them, and, when obtained, record it in like manner.

SEC. (1. If from any county no such statement shall have been was dispatoh received or obtained by the secretary of the Territory, within thirty days. thirty days next after any election, he may dispatch a special messenger to obtain such statement from the clerk of the board of supervisors of such county, and such clerk shall immediately, on the demand of such messenger, make out and deliver to him the statement required, which statement the messenger shall deliver to the secretary of the Territory without delay, to be recorded by him as aforesaid.

Sec. 62. For the purpose of canvassing the result of elections Territorial can for Territorial officers and members of the Council and House of Representatives, the Territorial canvassers shall meet at the office of the secretary of the Territory, on the fifth Monday next after the election, and, if all the returns are not then in, they shall adjourn until the Monday next following, when they shall proceed to the performance of their duties.

Sec. 63. The board shall, upon the certified statements of Duty of the Terelections [made] by the board of county canvassers, proceed to examine and make a statement of the whole number of votes given at any such election for Territorial officers and the members of the Council and House of Representatives, which statements shall show the names of the persons to whom such votes shall have been given, for either of the said offices, and the whole number of votes given to each, distinguishing the several districts and counties in which they were given. They shall certify such statements to be correct, and subscribe their names thereto; and they shall thereupon determine what persons have been, by the greatest number of votes, duly elected to such offices, or either of them, and shall indorse and subscribe on such statement a certificate of such determination, and determine and deliver them to the secretary of the Territory.

SEO. 61. The secretary of the Territory shall record in his Record to be office, in a book to be kept by him for that purpose, each certified statement and determination, as made by the board of Territorial canvassers, and shall, without delay, make out and transmit to

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each of the persons thereby declared to be elected, a certificate of his election, certified by him, under his seal of office. He shall also forthwith cause a copy of such certified statements and determination, to be published in a newspaper printed at the seat of government.

SEC. 65. He shall prepare a certificate, under the scal of the Territory, attested by him as secretary, of the due election of the person chosen as delegate to Congress, and deliver the same to such person when demanded by him.

Sec. 66. All vacancies in any Territorial, district or county office may be filled at a general or special election, or by appointment by the proper authority until such election.

SEC. 67. The regular term of office of all Territorial and county officers and members of the Council and IIouse of Representatives, when elected for a full term, shall commence on the first day of January next succeeding their election, and all officers previously elected, except those appointed to fill vacancies, shall remain in office until that time.

Sec. 68. Any of the said officers that may be elected or appointed to fill vacancies, may qualify and enter upon the duties of their offices immediately thereafter, and when elected, they may hold the same during the unexpired term for which they were elected, and until their successors are elected and qualified; but, if appointed, they shall hold the same only until their successors are elected and qualified.

Sec. 69. During the day on which any general, special, township or charter election shall be held, no civil process shall be served on any elector entitled to vote at such election.

Sec. 70. In all elections for the choice of any officer, unless it is otherwise expressly provided, the person having the highest number of votes for any office, shall be deemed to have been duly elected to that office.

Sec. 71. In all elections held under the provisions of this chapter, the inspectors and clerks of election, in each township and ward, shall be allowed two dollars per day as a compensation for their services at such elections, to be paid by the township or city in which any waru, comprising a separate election district, is included.

Sec. 72. Each county canvasser and clerk of the board of supervisors, shall receive three dollars per day each for each day the county board of canvassers is in session, and five cents per mile for each and every mile necessarily traveled in going to and from the place of meeting, to be paid out of the county treasury.

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Sec. 73. Each district canvasser shall receive the same com- Fess of distriot pensation as a county canvasser, to be paid out of the treasury of the county which he represents; or, in case the probate judge, county attorney and register of deeds sit upon such district board, they shall be paid out of the treasury of the county in which such canvassers meet.

Sec. 74. Every messenger appointed by the governor or secre- Messenger's comtary, pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, shall receive five cents per mile for each mile necessarily traveled, and two dollars per day while engaged in the actual performance of the duties of his appointment.

Sec. 75. Whenever it shall satisfactorily appear that any per- personas receita son has received the highest number of votes for any office, the ing bigbest vode. canvassers shall give to such person a certificate of his election, notwithstanding the provisions of law may not have been fully complied with, in noticing or conducting the election, so that the real will of the people may not be defeated by any informality.

Sec. 76. If any person shall be guilty of willful and corrupt Perjumi, punishfalse swearing or affirming in taking any oath or affirmation prescribed by any law of this Territory, relative to general, special, township, school district or charter elections, such persons shall be adjudged guilty of willful and corrupt perjury, and every person who shall willfully and corruptly procure any person to swear or affirm falsely as aforesaid, shall be adjudged guilty of subornation of perjury, and all such persons shall, upon conviction thereof, suffer the punishment directed by law in cases of willful and corrupt perjury Sec. 77. If any officer, messenger or other person, on whom Negleet of rogis

ter, bow punishany duty is enjoined by law relative to general, special, township, school district or charter elections, to the registration of voters or to the return or canvassing of votes given at any such elections, shall be guilty of any willful neglect of such duty, or of any corrupt conduct in the execution of the same, he shall, upon conviction thereof, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by fine, not exceedling five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment, not exceeding one year; and, if any officer shall be convicted as aforesaid, he shall be inmediately removed from office.

Sec. 78. If any person, convicted of treason or felony, unless Conviots, not reshe shall have been restored to civil rights, or if any person, being held for voling: an inhabitant of this Territory, who shall hereafter be engaged, directly or indirectly, in a duel, either as principal or accessory, shall vote at any election specified in the preceding section, every

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such person shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction, shall be imprisoned for a term not exceeding six months.

Sec. 79. If any person shall, by bribery, menace or any other corrupt means or device whatever, directly or indirectly, attempt to influence any voter of this Territory in giving his vote or ballot, or deter him from giving the same, or disturb or hinder him in the free exercise of the right of suffrage, at any election held pursuant to law, such person shall, on conviction thereof, be adjudged guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by a fine, not exceeding five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment, not exceeding one year.

SEC. 80. If any person shall fraudulently or deceitfully change a vote of any elector, by which such elector shall be prevented from voting for the candidate or candidates he intended, every such person so offending shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by fine, not exceeding two hundred dollars, or by imprisonment, not exceeding six months.

SH. 81. Every person, not a qualified voter, who shall vote at any election or shall offer to vote, knowing himself to be not qualified, and every qualified voter who, at such election, shall vote in any township, ward or school district in which he does not reside, and has not resided ten days next preceding the election, or who shall vote more than once at the same election, or who shall willfully give in two or more votes folded together, shall, on conviction thereof, be adjudged guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by fine, of not less than twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars, and by imprisonment, not exceeding six months.

SEC. 82. Every person who shall procure, aid or counsel any person who is not qualified to vote at any election, or who is not qualified to vote at the place where the vote of such person is given or offered to give [to be given), or offer his vote at any such election or place, knowing that such person is not qualified to vote; and every person who shall procure, aiù or counsel any person to go or come into any township, ward or school district, for the purpose of voting therein at any election, knowing that such person is not duly qualified to vote in such township, ward or school district, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by fine and imprisonment; the fine not to exceed one hundred dollars nor the imprisonment three months.

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