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Contesting election, of Town Representative, contestant to give notice,

Sec. 92.
testimony in hearing of, how and when taken, Sec. 93.
for returned member and in rebuttal, how and when taken, Sec.

94.
of State officer, deposition not to used at hearing of, unless taken

how, Sec. 95.
form of testimony in, Sec. 96,

witnessess in cases of, must attend, Sec. 97.
County Clerk, duties of in canvassing votes for County Senators, Sec. 20.

for Congresman, Secs. 81-83.
to canvass votes for, certify and proclaim election of County

Commissioner, Secs. 134-6.
to make a record of the votes for County Senators, Sec. 20.
County Commissioner, election of, Secs. 134–6.
('ounty Court, Judge of, to have a voice in the canvass of votes for

Congressman, when, Sec. 82.
Court, what may naturalize (see Naturalization).
Credentials, of Town Representative, form of, Sec. 63.

D
Depositions, in contested elections (see Contested Elections).
Deputy Clerk, to be appointed by Town Clerk, when extra ballot boxes

are used, Sec. 58.
to be of a different political party from that of the other officer at

box, Sec. 58.
candidate for office at the election, not to be, Sec. 58.

to canvass votes for Town Representative, Sec. 61.
Desertion, from military or naval service of U. S., disqualifies voter,

unless, Sec. 37.
Directors, School, election of, Sec. 114.
Disqualification of voters by reason of desertion or conviction of felony,

Sec. 37.
certain offices incompatible, Sec. 34.
of Foderal officers for State offices, Sec. 34.
certain town offices incompatible, Secs. 116-118.
certain town officers ineligible for re-election, when, Secs. 119, 120.

E

Evidence, as to votes, check-list or certified copy of, to be, Sec. 46.
list of persons voting at town meeting, or certified copy of, to be,

Sec. 124.
form of, as to validity of votes, in cases of contested elections,

Sec. 96.

F

Federal Officers, ineligible to State offices, Sec. 34.
Felony, conviction of, disqualifies voter unless. Sec. 37.
Fence Viewers, election of, Sec. 109.
Freeman, qualifications of, Sec. 35.
Freemen's meeting, how warned, Sec. 50.

hour at which to be called, Secs. 50, 51.
not to be adjourned before election of Town Representative, unless,

Sec. 62.
penalty for illegal voting in, Secs. 138, 139, 145, 150.
Freeman's Oath, requisite to one becoming a freeman, Sec. 35.

form of, Sec. 35.
person taking must be approbated by civil authority, Sec. 41.
may be administered at meeting to revise check list, Sec. 45.

G
Governor, election of, Secs. 14, 15, 32, 50 et seq.

requisite residence of candidate for office of, Secs. 18, 19.
cannot hold certain offices, Sec. 34.
duties of, in special election of Representative to Congress, Secs. 79,

84.
to fill vacancy in Board to canvass votes for Presidential Electors,

Sec. 88.
Grand Jurors, election of, Sec. 109, 115.

H
High Bailiff, election of, Secs. 27, 31, 32, 33, 50 et seq.

to canvass votes for Senators, when, Sec. 20.
Highway Surveyor, election and term of office of, Secs. 109, 112.

Selectmen to nominate, Sec. 112.
appointed by the Board of Civil Authority in certain towns, Sec. 113.

I
Inspectors of Leather, election of, Sec. 109.

of lumber, election of, Sec. 109.
Intoxicating Drink, penalty for giving to voter, Sec. 142.

J
Judge of Supreme Court, cannot hold certain offices, Sec. 34.
of County Court, to assist in canvass of votes for Congressman,

when, Sec. 82.
assistant (see Assistant Judge).

of Probate (see Probate).
Jurors (see Grand and Petit).
Justice of the Peace, election of, Secs. 30, 31, 32, 33, 50 et seq.

requisite residence of voter for, Sec. 37.
check-list to designate those disqualified to vote for, 42.
when to preside at freemen's meeting, Sec. 53.
when to perform Town Clerk's duties in regard to check-list, Sec. 47.

L
Lieutenant-Governor, election of, Secs. 14, 15, 32, 50 et seq,

requisite residence of candidate for, Secs. 18, 19.
cannot hold certain offices, Sec. 34.

member of board to canvass votes for Presidential Electors, Sec. 88.
Lister, election of, Sec. 109.
not to be a Selectman, Sec. 117.

M
Moderator, election of, Sec. 109.

when to be elected by ballot, Secs. 121, 122, 125.
duties of, as presiding officer at town meetings, Secs. 129, 130.

N
Naturalization,
aliens, how naturalized, Sec. 1.

not to become freemen without, Sec. 10.

what court, Secs. 1, 11, 13.
penalty for unlawful naturalization, Sec. 12,
requisite residence for, Sec. 6.
of aliens resident prior to 1795, Sec. 1.

resident between 1798 and 1812, Sec. 1.
honorably discharged from military service, Sec. 2.
resident during minority, Sec. 3.

of African nativity and descent, Sec. 5.
of seamen, Sec. 9.

NATURALIZATION,-Contiuued.

of widow and children of declarant, Sec. 4.
children of naturalized persons are citizens, when, Sec. 8.

of citizens, born out of United States, are citizens, Sec. 8.
of alien, enemies not permitted, Sec. 7.

O
Oath of Allegiance, when requisite to voter, Sec. 37.

form of, Sec. 38.
Offenses against the purity of elections, Secs. 137-151.
Overseer of the Poor, election of, Sec. 109.
ineligible for re-election, when, Sec. 120.

P
Petit Jurors, election of, Sec. 115.
Pound Keeper, election of, Sec. 108
Presidential Electors, election of, Secs. 87-89.

warning of meeting for election of, Sec. 85.
compensation of, Sec. 91.
when to meet, Sec. 90.

vacancy in college of, how filled, Sec. 90.
Probate Judge, election of, Secs. 29, 31, 32, 33, 50 et seq.

Qualifications, of voters (see Voters).

R
Representative, to General Assembly, election of, Secs. 23, 25, 32,

50 et seq.

requisite residence of candidate for office of, Sec. 21.
cannot hold certain offices, Sec. 34.
requisite residence of voter for, Sec. 37.
check-list to indicate voters disqualified to vote for, Sec. 42.
no one can vote for, who is designated on check-list as disqualifiel,

Sec. 49.
canvass of votes for, Sec. 61.
credentials of, Sec. 63.
votes for Governor, etc., to be delivered to, Sec. 67.
contesting elections of, Secs. 92-97.
to Congress, regular election of, Sec. 50, et seq.

canvassing votes for, Secs. 64, 76, 77.
special elections of, in case of vacancy; Sec. 84.

in case of failure to elect, Secs. 78-83.

check-list in, Sec. 48.
Residence for purpose of voting, Secs. 37, 40.

S
Schools (see Superintendent, and Directors of).
Secretary of State, election of, Secs. 16, 17, 50, et seq.

qualifications of voters for, Sec. 39.
certificate of votes for, form of, Sec. 70.
not receiving election returns, to notify Town Clerks, Sec. 73.
to furnish Town Clerks instructions and blank forms, Sec.
to make statement of votes, Sec. 74.

a member of Board to canvass votes for Presidential Electors, Sec. 88.
Selectmen, election of, Sec. 109.

to be elected by ballot, when, Secs. 121, 122, 125.
cannot hold certain town offices, Secs. 116, 117.
ineligible for re-election, when, Sec. 120.
to warn town meetings, Sec. 102.
may call special meetings; shall call, when, Sec. 104.

Selectmen.-Continued.

one of, to call annual town meeting to order, when, Sec. 108.
to nominate Highway Surveyors, Sec. 112.
to give notice of election of County Commissioner, Sec. 131.
one of, to warn freemen's meeting, when, Sec. 50.
one of, to preside at freemen's meeting, when, Sec. 53.
check-list, for freemen's meeting, to make, and post and file copy

of, Sec. 42.
one, in absence of town.clerk, to keep check-list, Sec. 46.
one to perform duties of town clerk in respect to check-list,

when clerk is candidate, 47
to make check-list for town meetings, when and how, Sec. 127.
Senator, county, election of, Secs. 20, 33, 50, et seq.

requisite age of, Sec. 21.
apportionment of Senators, Sec. 22.

cannot hold certain offices, Sec. 34.
Sheriff, election of, Secs. 27, 32, 33, 50 et seq.

cannot hold certain offices, Sec, 34.
to canvass votes for Senator, when, Sec. 20.

when to canvass votes for Representative to Congress, Sec. 81.
State's Attorney, election of, Secs. 28, 31, 32, 33, 50, et seq.
State Treasurer, election of, Secs. 14, 15, 32, 50 et seq.

requisite residence of, Sec. 19.
cannot hold certain offices, Sec. 34.

voter for, qualifications of, Sec. 39.
Street Commissioners, election of, Sec. 111.
Student, residence of, for purpose of voting, Sec. 40.
Superintendent of Schools, election of, Sec. 109.

a woman may be, Sec. 110.
Supreme Court (see Judge of).
Surveyor of Wood, election of, Sec. 109.

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Testimony, in contested elections, Sec. 93-97.
Town Auditors, election of, Sec. 109.
Town Clerk, election of, Sec. 109.

to be by ballot, when, Secs. 121, 122, 125.
ineligible for re-election, when, Sec. 120.
to warn freemen's meeting, when, Sec. 50.
to have check-list present at elections, Sec. 46.
to check names of persons voting, Sec. 46.
to appoint deputy clerks for extra ballot boxes, Sec. 58.
to assist in canvassing votes, Sec. 64.
to sign credentials of Town Representative, when, Sec. 63.
to sign and record lists of votes, Sec. 64,
to record certificate of votes for county and probate officers and

Justices, Sec. 33.
to attest certificates of votes, Sec. 65.
to furnish certified copy of election returns, when, Sec. 73.
to call town meetings, when, Sec. 105.
to record warnings for town meetings, Sec. 107.
to call annual town meetings to order, Sec. 108.
to keep list of persons voting at town meetings, when, Secs. 121,

122.
to record names of persons elected to town offices, Sec. 131.
to sign notice of election to office, Sec. 132.

to make return of votes for County Commissioner, Sec. 134.
Town meetings, how warned, Secs. 102, 105.

annual, when held; may be adjourned, Secs. 100, 101.
hour for holding, in towns of over 10,000 inhabitants, Sec. 103.
how called to order, Sec. 108.

Town Meetings. - Continued.

duties of presiding officer at, Secs. 129, 130.
officers elected at annual, Secs. 109, 111, 114, 134.
may be elected at special meetings, Sec. 100.
voters in, Secs. 98, 99.
check-list may be made and used in, Sec. 127.
extra ballot boxes in, Sec. 128.
election by ballot in, Secs. 121, 122, 123, 125.
lists of persons voting at elections in, where to be kept and where

filed, Secs. 121, 122, 124.
record of votes in, to be made by clerk, Sec. 131.
penalty for illegal voting in, Secs. 138, 139, 145, 150.

persons present when elected at, deemed to accept, Sec. 132.
Town Auditors, election of, Sec. 109,
Town Treasurer, election of, Sec, 109.

to be by ballot, when, Secs. 121, 125.
Selectmen not to be, Sec. 116.
not to be Constable or Collector, Sec. 118.

ineligible for re-election, when, Sec. 120.
Treasurer (see State, and Town).
Trustees of public moneys, election of, Sec. 109.

V
Vacancies, in office of Congressman, how filled, Sec. 109.

in board of canvassers of votes for Presidential Electors, Sec. 88,
in Electoral College, Sec, 90.

in town office, Sec. 126.
Vote, must be cast by voter in person, Sec. 54.
for State, county and probate officers, form of, Sec. 55.

must be on one ballot, Sec. 56.
presiding officer, how to receive, Sec. 56.

to notify meeting, if voter offers more than one, Sec. 56.
to reject such vote, and receive no more from same person, Sec.

56.
canvassing votes for State officers and County Senators, Sec. 64.

for Town Representative, Sec. 61. *
for county and probate officers and Justices, Sec. 33.
for County Commissioner, Secs. 134-6.
for Congressman, at regular election, Secs. 64, 76.

at special elections, Sec. 82.
for Presidential Electors, Secs. 85-88.
inaking returns of votes, for State officers and Congressman, Secs.

66-68.
for Congressman, at special election, Sec. 80.
for County Senators, Sec. 69, 20,
for county and probate officers and Justices, Secs. 72, 33.
for County Commissioner, Secs. 134-5.

for Presidential Electors, Secs. 86-7.
certificate of votes for State officers, County Senators and Congress-

man, form of, Sec. 69.
for county officers and Justices, Sec. 72.

for Presidential Electors, Sec. 86.
votes in Town Meeting, by ballot, when, Secs. 121, 122, 125.
for town officers, on one ballot, when, Secs. 121, 122.

by whom counted, Sec. 123.

plurality elects, Sec. 123.
Voters, in freemen's meeting, who are, Sec. 37.
residence of, for purpose of voting, Sec. 40.

of students for purpose of voting, Sec. 40.
in what town must vote, Sec. 37.
oath of allegiance when requisite to, Sec. 37.

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