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the first general election shall be made by the several county clerks to the secretary of state within fourteen days after the election; and the returns of the said votes shall within three days thereafter be examined and canvassed by the governor, secretary of state, and the president of this convention, or any two of them, and the certificates of election shall forthwith be issued by the secretary of state to the persons found to be elected.

SEC. 25. The auditor shall draw the warrants Salaries to be paid by warof the state quarterly for the payment of the sala- rant of auditor. ries of all officers under this constitution, whose compensation is not otherwise provided for, which shall be paid out of any funds not otherwise appropriated.

SEC. 26. Until otherwise provided by law the judges of the district courts shall fix the time of holding courts in their respective districts.

first legislature.

SEC. 27. The members of the first legislature Members of under this constitution shall be elected in the 1876.

year

SEC. 28. This constitution shall be enrolled and Enrollment of

deposited in the office of the secretary of state, and printed copies thereof shall be prefixed to the books containing the laws of the state, and all future editions thereof.

constitution.

Adopted.

PROPOSITIONS SEPARATELY SUB

MITTED.*

ALLOWING ELECTORS TO EXPRESS THEIR PREFER-
ENCE FOR UNITED STATES SENATOR.

The legislature may provide that at the general election immediately preceding the expiration of a term of a United States senator from this state, the electors may by ballot express their preference for some person for the office of United States senator. The votes cast for such candidates shall be canvassed and returned in the same manner as for state officers.

Adopted.

SEAT OF GOVERNMENT.

The seat of government of the state shall not be removed or relocated without the assent of a majority of the electors of the state, voting thereupon at a general election or elections, under such rules and regulations as to the number of elections and manner of voting, and places to be voted for, as may be prescribed by law; Provided, The question of removal may be submitted at such other general elections as may be provided by law.

Done in convention at the capitol, in the city of Lincoln, on the 12th day of June, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventyfive, and of the independence of the United States of America the ninety-ninth.

Both propositions were adopted,

In witness whereof we have hereunto subscribed

our names.

O. A. ABBOTT.

SAMUEL MAXWELL.
ANDREW HALLNER.
LUKE AGUR.

JOHN MCPHERSON.
J.D. HAMILTON.

J. P. BECKER.

W. H. MUNGER.

JAMES HARPER.

J. E. BOYD.

J. H. PEERY.

ROBT. B. HARRINGTON.
CLINTON BRIGGS.
C.W.PIERCE.

J. B. HAWLEY.

JEFFERSON H. BROADY.

S. B. POUND.

M. L. HAYWARD. CHARLES H. BROWN. ISAAC POWERS, JR. D. P. HENRY. S.F. BURTCH.

M. B. REES.

B. I. HINMAN.

S. H. CALHOUN.

W. M. ROBERTSON.

M. R. HOPEWELL.

E. C. CARNS.
JOSIAH ROGERS.

C. E. HUNTER.

T. S. CLARK.

S. H. SAULS.

A. G. KENDALL.

J. H. COATES.

\TTEST:

JOHN LEE WEBSTER, President.

H. H. SHEDD.

S. M. KIRKPATRICK.

A. H. CONNER. GEORGE S. SMITH. JOHN J. THOMPSON.

W. B. CUMMINS.

W. H. STERNS.

L. B. THORNE.
JAMES W. DAWES.
R. F. STEVENSON.
JACOB VALLERY, SR.
J. E. DOOM.

S. R. FOSS.

C. H. VAN WYCK.

W. L. DUNLAP.

C. F. FRADY.

CHARLES F. WALTHER. R. C. ELDRIDGE. JOSEPH GARBER.

A. M. WALLING.

J. G. EWAN.

C. H. GERE.

T. L. WARRINGTON.
JAMES LAIRD.

HENRY GREBE.

A. J. WEAVER.

CHAS. F. MANDERSON. EDWIN N. GRENELL.

M. W. WILCOX.

FRANK MARTIN.

GEORGE L. GRIFFING.

J. F. ZEDIKER.

A. W. MATTHEWS.

WILLIAM A. GWYER.

GUY A. BROWN, Secretary.

C. L. MATHER, Assistant Secretary.

GENERAL LAWS.

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