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R. L., Sec. 4295.

more than one town.

False answer to

R. L., Sec. +292. SEC. 140.
Aiding unquali-

A person who wilfully aids or abets a person fied person to who is not a voter in voting or attempting to vote in free

men's meeting shall be fined not more than one hundred

dollars. R. L., Sec. 4293. Sec. 141. A person who attempts by bribery, threats Bribery, and undue influ- or any undue influence to dictate or control or alter the

vote of a freeman about to be given in at an election of United States, State or county officers or members of the General Assembly, shall be fined not more than two hun

dred dollars. R. L., Sec. 4294. Sec. 142. A person who directly or indirectly gives inGiving intoxicating drink to voter. toxicating liquor to a freeman with intent to influence his

vote at an election specified in the preceding section or as a
reward for the same, shall be fined not more than two hun-
dred dollars.
SEC. 143. A

person who on the same day votes in more Voting in

towns than one for the same officers shall be fined not more

than one hundred dollars. R. L., Sec. 4296. Sec. 144. A person who knowingly gives any false presiding officer answer or information to the presiding officer in a freemen’s or board, on right meeting or the authority present to decide upon the qualifi

cations of voters, touching a person's right to vote at such

election shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars. R. L., Sec. 4297. SEC. 145. A presiding officer in a town, village, school Presiding officer receiving illegal district, or freemen's meeting who knowingly receives and

counts a vote from a person not a qualified voter, or knowingly receives from a voter, at any one balloting for the same office, more than one vote shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars if the offense is committed in town, village or school district meeting and not more than five hundred dollars if the offense is committed in freemen's

meeting. B. L., Sec. 4298. Sec. 146. If a person wilfully neglects or refuses to Non-performance

perform any of the duties required of him respecting elections by the provisions of title third* he shall be fined not

more than two hundred dollars. R. L., Sec. 4299. SEC. 147. A person resident and entitled to vote in a from check-list town in which a check-listf of voters has been made preby his fault, vot- vious to an election, whose name through his neglect is not

entered thereon, who votes in another town at such election,

shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars. R. L., Sec. 4300. SEC. 148. Procuring wrong

A person who directly or indirectly procares ful change in or causes to be procured or aids in procuring the name of

a person to be inserted on a check list of voters, knowing

vote.

of duties as to elections.

Voter

omitted

check-list.

*Title B of this compilation. fAll towns are now required to have a check-list. See Sec. 42.

check-list.

such person

not to be a voter in the town for which said list is made, or directly or indirectly procures or causes to be procured or aids in procuring the name of any person to be erased from said list, knowing him to be a legal voter in such town, shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars and the penalty shall go to the town.

Sec. 149. A person who knowingly falsely swears to a Beliu Sec 43017 fact or matter which may be the subject of inquiry under boara making section sixty-two [$ 45] shall be guilty of perjury and impris. ored in the state prison not more than fifteen years and fined not more than one thousand dollars. SEC. 150. Anyone who personates another person,

Personation of living or dead, and who gives in or offers to give in his another in voting. vote in the name of such other person, or gives in or offers under fictitious to give in his vote under a fictitious name, at a town, vil- name. lage, school district or freemen's meeting, for an officer to be elected at such meeting, shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than one year.

SEC. 151. A person who wins or loses money or other B. L, Sec. 4309. valuable thing by betting on the election of a person to an tion. office shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars.

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INDEX

et seq.

A
Adjournment, of hearing upon check-list, Sec. 43.
of freemen's meeting, not to be before election of Town Repre.

sentative, unless, Sec. 62.
of annual town meeting, Sec. 101.
Agent, of town to prosecute suits, etc. (see Town Agent).
Alien, naturalization of (see Naturalization).
Allegiance (see Oath of). ·
Apportionment of County Senators, Sec. 22.
Assistant Judges of County Court, election of, Secs. 26, 31, 32, 33, 50,
Auditor of Accounts, election of, Secs. 16, 17, 50 et seq.

voter for, qualification of, Sec. 39.

certificates of votes for, form of, Sec. 70.
Auditors (see Town).

B
Bailiff, High (see High Bailiff).
Ballot, in freemen's meeting, must be cast by voter in person, Sec. 54.

certain officers to be voted for on one, Sec. 54.
form of, for State, county and probate officers, Sec. 55.
election of all town officers to be by, in certain cases, Sec. 121.
election of certain town officers to be by, in certain cases, Secs. 121,

122, 125.
town officers voted for, to be upon one ballot, in certain cases,

Secs.
121, 122.
Ballot Boxes, town to provide, Sec. 52.

number and form of, Sec. 52.
extra sets of, may be opened, Sec. 57.

voting at, Sec.158.
for Town Representative, notice of turning, Sec. 61.
extra sets of, in town meeting, Secs. 127-8.

notice of turning of, in town meeting, Sec. 123.
Betting, on elections, Sec. 151.
Board of Civil Authority, to appoint hearing of challenges to check-list,

Sec. 43.
to hear challenges and correct list, Sec. 45.
to revise check-list for election of Presidential Electors and special

elections of Congressman, Sec. 48.
not to make alterations in list after certain time, Sec. 44.
must approbaté person before he can take freeman's oath, Sec. 41.
may require production of naturalization papers, Sec. 45.
may administer freeman's oath, Sec. 45.
may order opening of extra sets of ballot boxes, Sec. 57.
members of, to receive otes at extra ballot boxes, Sec. 58.
to decide questions of right to vote, Sec. 59.
to canvass votes for Town Representative, Sec. 61.

for State officers, County Senators and Congressmen, Sec. 64.

for county and probate officers and Justices, Secs. 33, 20.
may order the opening of extra sets of ballot boxes in town meet.

ing, Sec. 128.
to canvass votes in town meeting, Sec. 123.

to nominate grand and petit jurors, Sec. 115.
Bribery, in elections, Secs. 137, 141.

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Canvassing, votes in freemen’s meeting, Secs. 61, 64, 33, 20.

votes for Senators, Sec. 20.
votes for Congressman, at special elections, Secs. 82, 84.
votes for Presidential Electors, Secs. 85, 88, 89.
committees of Legislature, Secs. 15, 33, 76, 77.
to deposit certificates, after canvass, in Secretary of State's

office, Sec. 75.
votes in town meeting, Sec. 123.

votes for County Commissioner, Secs. 134-6.
Certificate, of votes for State officers and Congressman, Secs. 64-8, 80.

form of, Secs. 69, 70.
of votes for County Senators, Secs. 64, 68, 20.

form of, Sec. 69.
of votes for county and probate officers and Justices, Secs. 71, 33.

form of, Sec. 72.
of votes for Presidential Electors, Secs. 86-7.

form of, Sec. 86.
of votes for County Commissioner, Sec. 134.
of election of Town Representative, Sec. 63.

of election of County Commissioner, Sec. 136.
Check-List, when to be made, what to state, Sec. 42.

copies of, to be posted and filed, Sec. 42.
how used, Sec. 46.
hearing for revision of, Sec. 43-5.
notice of hearing to be attached to posted and lodged copies, Sec. 43.
names of certain persons not to be added at freemen's meeting,

Sec. 45.
to be filed after meeting; certified copy of, evidence of vote, Sec. 46.
division of, when several ballot boxes are used, Sec. 57.
person whose name not on, not to vote, Sec. 49.
vote of one whose name is on, not to be rejected, Sec. 49.
in town meeting, when to be one, and how made and used, Sec. 127.

division of, Sec. 128.
penalty for perjury at hearing on, Sec. 149.

penalty for procuring wrongful change in, Sec. 148.
Citizens, of the State, who are, Sec. 36.
Civil Authority (see Board of).
Clerk, of County Court (see County Clerk).

town (see Town Clerk).
Collector of taxes, election of, Sec. 109.

by ballot, when, Sec. 121,
Sélectman not to be, Sec. 116.
Town Treasurer not to be, Sec. 118.

when ineligible for re-election, Sec. 119.
Commissioners of Streets, election of, 111.
Congress, vacancy in the office of Representative to, how filled, Sec. 84.
Constable, election and term of office of, Sec. 109.

to be elected by ballot, when, Secs. 121, 122, 125.
Town Treasurer not to be, Sec. 118.
Selectman not to be first, Sec. 116.
to serve and return notice of election to town office, Sec. 132.
to warn freemen's meetings, Sec. 50.
duties of, as presiding officer in freemen’s meetings, Secs. 14, 20, 33,

53, 56, 58, 61, 63-71, 80, 86, 87.
to furnish certificate to Town Representative, Sec. 63.
to certify votes for State officers and Congressmen. Secs. 65, 66, 69.

for county and probate officers and Justices, Sec. 71.

for Presidential Electors, Sec. 86.
to make lists of votes for County Senators, Sec. 20.
penalty for knowingly receiving or counting illegal votes, Sec. 145.

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