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" Each house shall be the judge of the election,, returns, and qualifications of its own members... "
The Ohio Journal of Education - Page 246
1854
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History ..., Volume 8

1788 - 708 pages
...ft Monday in December, unlefs they (hall by law appoint a different day. SeCt. 5. Each houfe (lull be the judge of the election?, returns, and qualifications of its own members, and a majority of each (hall conllitute a quorum to do bufmefs ; but a fmallcr number may adjourn from...
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The Congressional Globe, Volume 31

United States. Congress - 1861 - 560 pages
...regulations. (Art. 1., sec. 4.) The fifth section of the first article provides" thai eacli House shall be the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own membere. The plain words of tin: Constitution, aa well as ihe uniform action of the House ever since...
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A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the ..., Volume 1

John Bouvier - 1843 - 752 pages
...consider the privileges and powers of the two houses, both aggregately and separately. Each house is made the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own members. Art. 1, s. 5. As each house acts in these cases in a judicial character, its decisions, like the decisions...
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The Governmental Instructor, Or, A Brief and Comprehensive View of the ...

J. B. Shurtleff - 1846 - 210 pages
...where does congress meet? How can an extra session be called ? POWERS OF EACH HOUSE. Each house is the judge of the election returns, and qualifications of its own members. This power must be lodged somewhere, or the halls of congress would be liable to be filled with impostors....
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Journal of the Convention to Form a Constitution for the State of Wisconsin ...

Wisconsin. Constitutional Convention - 1848 - 698 pages
...which they represent, and shall have resided at least one year in the state. Sec. 7. Eacli house shall be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members ; and a majority of each shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn...
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Documents of the Senate of the State of New York, Volume 3

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - 1851 - 1004 pages
...from the 10th section, of the 3d article of the Constitution, which declares that each house "shall be the judge of the election, returns and qualifications of its own members." This clause, in the opinion of the undersigned, applies only to cases where some person has been declared...
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An Act to Amend the Charter of the City of New York, Passed April 2, 1849 ...

New York (N.Y.) - 1852 - 26 pages
...own body ; shall choose its clerk and other officers ; determine the rules of its own proceedings; be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its, own mem2 bers ; keep a journal of its proceedings, and have power to direct special elections to fill its...
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Discoveries to the Present ...

Marcius Willson - 1854 - 442 pages
...December, unless they shall, by law, appoint a different day. SECTION V. First Clause. — Each house shall be the judge of the election, returns, and qualifications of its own members, and a majority of each shall constitute a quorum' to do business ; but a smaller number may adjourn...
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Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin

State Historical Society of Wisconsin - 1928 - 1000 pages
...they represent and shall have resided at least one year in the state. "Section 7. Each house shall be the judge of the election returns and qualifications of its own members; and a majority of each shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from...
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History of United States

Marcius Willson - 1855 - 516 pages
...December, unless they shall, by law, appoint a different day SECTION V. First Clause. — Each house shall be the judge of the election returns, and qualifications of its own members, and a majorit* of each shall constitute a quorum' to do business ; but a smallei number may adjourn...
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