Jewett's Manual for Election Officers and Voters in the State of New York ...

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Freehorn G. Jewett, Melvin Thomas Bender, Harold Jay Hinman
M. Bender & Company, 1917
 

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Contents

4 subd 2
15
Registration of Voters
18
Party Organization Section 35 Party committees
25
State committee
27
Election of members of state and county committees
29
Review of election of committees
30
ARTICLE 4
31
Designations how made
34
Filing of designations
37
Certification by secretary of state
38
Delegates to national party conventions
39
Presidential electors
40
Contests judicial review
41
Emblems Repealed
44
Official primary ballot
45
ARTICLE 4a Conduct of Official Primary Elections Canvass of Returns Boction 70 Organization and conduct of official primaries
48
Qualifications of voters at official primaries
49
Expense of official primaries
50
Primary districts officers and polling places
51
Notice of official primaries
52
Restrictions as to places of primaries
53
Primary pollclerks and pollbooks in cities of over one mil
54
Ballots booths books blanks and supplies
54
Delivery of ballots and manner of voting
57
Persons within the guardrail
58
Canvass of votes 89
61
Proclamation and statement of result
62
Preservation of ballots
63
Filling vacancies and determination of tie vote after primaries
65
Party nominations for special elections and to fill certain vacancies
66
10
68
ARTICLE 5
73
Independent nominations
74
Independent certificates of nomination
77
Emblems
89
Conflict in names or emblems
90
Supplying omitted emblems
105
Place of filing independent certificates of nomination 78m ? 128 Times of filing independent certificates of nomination 780
107
Certification of nomination by secretary of state 789
110
Lists for town clerks and aldermen 788
111
Posting town and village nominations 786
112
Objections to certificates of nomination
113
Filling vacancies in nominations
115
Certificates of new nominations
116
Death of candidate after printing of ballots official pasters
117
Meetings for registration
79
Additional meetings for registration 80
79
Adding and erasing names on register 80
79
Register of voters 85
79
Register where personal registration is not required 91b 157 Preparation and distribution of registry lists
79
Registration in cities and in villages of five thousand in habitants
79
Registration elsewhere
79
Registration for other than general elections
79
Registration for town or village elections 92
79
Gaining or losing a residence
79
Illiterate and disabled voters 94
79
Preparation of challenge affidavits 95
79
Challenging applicants for registration 97
79
Investigation into truth of affidavits 98
79
Duplicate book of challenge affidavits 99
79
Production of naturalization papers 100
79
Certification of register 101
79
tion 101
79
Certifying changes in registers 103
79
Certifying number of registered voters 103
79
182a Special instructions to voters to be prepared for the year nineteen hundred and fourteen 105
79
Penalties 105a
79
ARTICLE 7
79
of elections 108
79
Organization of board rules and reports 108b
79
Recommendations for appointment of commissioners of elections 109
79
Filling vacancies in board 110
79
Appointment of employees 111
79
Duty of police to aid board of elections 112
79
Disposition of registers and unused ballots 113
79
Filing statement of canvass tally sheets and poll books 114
79
Office hours rules and regulations of board of elections 115
79
209a Article not applicable to Oneida and Broome counties powers and duties of county clerks in such counties defined 116
79
ARTICLE 7A Commissioner of Elections in the County of Monroe Section 210 Commissioner of elections for Monroe county
118
Appointment qualifications removal of commiss ner
119
Office for commissioner
121
Custody of records
122
Purchase of supplies including voting machines expenses of commissioner
123
Apportionment of expenses
124
Publication of notices
125
Construction of article
126
Law Section 230 231 232 233 234 235 236
127
Office for commissioner
130
Notices 130a 232 Filing papers general powers and duties of cc missioner 130a 233 Purchase of supplies including voting machines expenses of com...
130
Apportionment of expenses 130b
130
Publication of notices 130c 236 Polling places election districts et cetera 1300
130
Secs of Act Creating Commissioner etc 8
130
9
131
46
132
Filling vacancies in elective offices
133
Notice of elections
134
Notice of submission of proposed constitutional amendments or other propositions or questions
135
12
135
Creation division and alteration of election districts
136
Abolition consolidation or changing of election districts in towns
138
Maps and certificates of boundaries of election districts
139
Designation of places for registry and voting
140
Equipment of polling places
141
300a Display of American flag
142
Election officers designation number and qualifications 1438
143
13
143
Appointment of election officers in cities
145
Authentication of party lists
146
Examination as to qualifications
147
Oath of office certificate of appointment
148
Certificates of service exemption from jury duty payment
149
Appointment of inspectors of election in towns
150
Appointment of poll clerks and ballot clerks in towns
151
35 subd 2
152
Organization of boards of inspectors
153
Ballot boxes
154
Apportionment of election expenses
155
Forms of return and tally of votes for officers other than presidential electors
170
Forms of returns and tally of votes upon questions sub mitted
171
Number of official ballots
173
Public inspection of ballots
174
Distribution of ballots and stationery
175
Errors and omissions in ballots 175a
175
Unofficial ballots 175b
175
ARTICLE 10
176
Persons within the guardrail
177
Watchers challengers i electioneering
178
General duties of ballot clerks
179
General duties of poll clerks
180
Delivery of ballots to voters
182
Assistance to disabled or illiterate voters
183
Preparation of ballots by voters intent of voters
185
Consol Elec Law Section
189
Manner of voting
190
When unofficial ballots may be voted 190b 361 Challenges 190b
190
Preliminary oath
192
Record of persons challenged
193
Comparing poll books and registers verifying number of ballots
194
Town Enrollment Act L 1902 ch 195
195
Method of canvassing
196
Town Baroll
200
General provisions as to canvass
201
Statement of canvass to be delivered to police
202
Preservation of ballots
205
Proclamation of result
208
Delivery and filing of papers relating to the election general provisions
209
Delivery and filing of papers in the city of New York
210
Additional requirements in the metropolitan election district Repealed
211
Destruction of books records and papers relating to the elec tions 2140
214
ARTICLE 11
215
Examination of voting machine
216
Adoption of voting machine
217
Payment for machines
218
Number of official ballots
219
Instruction of election officers
220
Instruction of voters before election
221
Unofficial ballots
222
Irregular ballots
223
Manner of voting
224
Disposition of irregular ballots and preserving the record of the machine
226
Disposition of keys opening counter compartment
227
Provision for recanvass of vote
228
Application of other articles and penal law 229a
228
When ballot clerks not to be elected 229b 419 Number of voters in election districts 229b
228
Definitions
230
Saving clause
231
ARTICLE 12
232
Production of returns and tally sheets
234
Correction of clerical errors in election district statements
235
ARTICLE 13
248
9a 10 11 12 13 14 Consol Elec Law Section 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 Repealed
251
Sece of Act Creating Commissioner etc 7
255
Challenge lists 2616
261
Report to governor 261d
261
Aut rity of state superintendent of elections 2610
262
Poll books and oath
263
Official war ballots
264
I
265
Delivery of official war ballots poll books and envelopes
266
Opening of the polls
267
Conduct of elections
268
Count of the votes
269
Returns not to be rejected because of informality of election
270
Canvass by inspectors of election
272
Canvass by state ooard
273
Elections may be contested
274
ARTICLE 16
275
Personal expenses defined
276
Treasurer of political committee
277
Statement of campaign receipts and payments
278
Campaign contributions to be under true name of contributor 278a 548 Filing and preserving statements 278a 549 Secretary of state to provide form...
278
Who may maintain proceedings 2786
278
Time within which proceedings must be brought
279
Laws repealed
282
Consol Elec Law Section
287
PART 2
288
N Y Constitution
295
PART 3
308
U S Statutes Provisions concerning Elections Elective Officers
317
Presidential elections
323
Citizenship
329
Naturalization regulations
344
The elective franchise
349
PART 4
353
Senate districts and apportionment of the members of assembly
365
Enumeration of the inhabitants of the state
372
Judicial districts
380
Public Officers
403
PART 7
417
PART 8
431
Affidavits by hotel keepers holding liquor licenses
481
Act Creating Commissioner of Elections in Onondaga County L 1908 ch 492
492
210
501
212
501
214
501
215
501
PART 11
505
Act To Prescribe Rules For Construction Of Consolidated Laws
516
12
519
Consol Elec Law Section
551
216
568
217
571
Seca of Act Creating Commissioner etc 1
578
Secs of Act Creating Commissioner etc Consol Elec Law Section
579
3
580
4
583
Consol Elec Law Section 276 277 278 279 280 281
584
Consol Elec Law Section
598
250
613
87
624
251
626
Secs of Act Creating Commissioner etc 7 8 9 10 11 Consol Elec Law Section 256 257 258 269 860
633
108 subd 1
635
110 subd 1
642

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Page 275 - In case of the impeachment of the Governor, or his removal from office, death, inability to discharge the powers and duties of the said office, resignation, or absence from the State, the powers and duties of the office shall devolve upon the Lieutenant-Governor for the residue of the term, or until the disability shall cease.
Page 303 - States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty, and particularly, by name, to the prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty of which the alien may be at the time a citizen or subject.
Page 283 - Legislature and all officers, executive and judicial, except such inferior officers as may be by law exempted, shall, before they enter on the duties of their respective offices, take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation: " I do solemnly swear (or affirm...
Page 275 - The persons respectively having the highest number of votes for Governor and Lieutenant-Governor shall be elected; but in case two or more shall have an equal and the highest number of votes for Governor, or for...
Page 258 - ... or for the reason that the testimony or evidence, documentary or otherwise, required of him may tend to convict him of a crime or subject him to a penalty or forfeiture: but no person shall be prosecuted or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture for or on account of any transaction, matter or thing concerning which he may so testify or produce evidence, documentary or otherwise, and no testimony so given or produced shall be received against him upon any criminal investigation or proceeding.
Page 299 - All children heretofore born or hereafter born out of the limits and jurisdiction of the United States, whose fathers were or may be at the time of their birth, citizens thereof, are declared to be citizens of the United States ; but the rights of citizenship shall not descend to children whose fathers never resided in the United States.
Page 280 - The electors of the several towns shall, at their annual town meetings, or at such other time and in such manner as the legislature may direct, elect justices of the peace, whose term of office shall be four years.
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