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Joint Comm. on Choice of Electors. Act directing the mode of choosing electors, 1836
Senate No. 23 Report respecting the electors of President and Vice President of the United States. On January 19, 1836, three men in the House
were designated as a committee to prepare the legal provisions for the electors. Senators joined the group to make a joint committee. It reported : An
Act directing the mode of choosing the electors of President and Vice President of the United States, 1836. Persons qualified to vote for state
representative could vote for electors. Electors' names were on a printed ballot for an election supervised by local clerks. The results were given to
the county sheriff who turned them over to the Secretary of State by __ date. The votes were counted by the Governor and the Council; the results were
announced by the Governor. The electors were to convene in December to finalize the vote which was sent on to the President of the United States
Senate. There were procedures to deal with any problems. The Governor was to notify the citizens before October of the election year as to the number of
electors available to Massachusetts. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held by the Massachusetts State Library).
Title:   Report respecting the electors of president and vice-president of the United States.
OCLC Number:   1407626685
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