Imatges de pÓgina
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GEORGIA 1798. (Amended.)

SOUTH CAROLINA. 1790. (Amended.)

NORTH CAROLINA.

1776.

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None.

Elected by the people ; judges of Judges of superior courts by By legislature; good behavior. superior courts for 3 years; of legislature; others as hitherto; the inferior courts, and justices of good behavior. the peace, annually.

By impeachment; and by the By impeachment. governor, on address of two thirds of the legislature.

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MISSISSIPPI. 1817.

TENNESSEE. 1796.

KENTUCKY. 1799.

By the people; biennially.

Name

General assembly; senate one General assembly; senate and General assembly; the house of General assembly; house of repthird annually, house of repre- house of representatives, chosen representatives and one fourth of resentatives and one half the and Term sentatives annually. the senate, chosen annually. of Office.

senate, chosen annually.

biennially.

First Monday in November.

Third Monday in September, First Monday in November. every second year.

OHIO. 1802.

First Monday in December.

Qualified negative; the pardon- The pardoning power.

ing power, except for treason,

for which consent of senate necessary.

By the people; biennially. Eli- By the people; quadriennially. By the people; biennially. Eli-
gible 6 out of 8 years.
Eligible 4 out of 11 years. gible 6 out of 8 years.

Date of
Constitution.

tion.

qualified electors.

In proportion to white popula- In proportion to the number of In proportion to the number of In proportion to white male Appor-
taxable inhabitants.
population, above 21 years of tionment.
age.

Time of
stated
Meeting.

Qualified negative; official pat- The pardoning power.
ronage, with consent of senate;
the pardoning power; reprieves
only in cases of treason.

Freehold; age 30; 20 years' Freehold of 500 acres; age 35; Age 35; citizenship; 6 years' Age 30; 12 years' citizenship; 4 Qualifica
citizenship; 5 years' residence. 4 years' residence.

residence.

years' residence.

tions.

Election;
Term of

Office.

LEGISLATURE.

Powers.

EXECUTIVE.

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Lieutenant-governor, who is, ex Speaker of senate. officio, president of the senate.

Lieutenant-governor, who is, ex Speaker of senate. officio, speaker of the senate.

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In proportion to white In proportion to
male population.
population.

Name

MISSOURI.
1820.
General assembly; the General assembly; the General assembly; house General assembly; house General assembly; house
house of representatives house of representatives of representatives and one of representatives and one of representatives and one and Term
and one half of senate, and one half of the sen- third of senate, chosen half the senate, chosen third of senate, chosen of Office.
chosen biennially.
ate, chosen biennially. annually.
biennially.
annually.
First Monday in Novem- First Monday in Decem- First Monday in Decem- First Monday in January. Fourth Monday in Octo- Time of
ber, every second year.
ber.
ber, every second year.
ber.
Meeting

stated

Citizenship; 1 year's dis- Citizenship; a year's dis- Citizenship; 1 year's dis- Citizenship; freehold. Citizenship; 2 years' state
trict residence; taxation. trict residence; payment trict residence; payment Senators, age 27, 4 years' and 1 district residence.
Senators, age 30, 4 years' of taxes; senators, 25 of taxes.
state residence; represen-years of age.
tatives, age 24, 2 years'
state residence. Blacks

tions.

Senators, age state, 1 district residence; Senators 27 years of age. Qualifica
25, 2 years' state residence. representatives, 2 years' Blacks excluded.
state, 1 city residence.
Blacks excluded.

excluded.

nially. Ineligible every nially.
By the people; quadrien- By the people; quadrien- By the people; triennially.
Ineligible every Eligible 6 in any term of
second term.
second term.
9 years.

Age 35; native born citizen Age 30; 30 years' citizen-
of the U. States, or an in- ship; 2 years' residence.
habitant of Missouri at the

time of cession to the U. S.

Qualified negative; offi- Qualified negative (see Qualified negative; offi- Qualified negative; offi- Qualified negative; the
cial patronage, with con- Council). Official patron- cial patronage, with con- cial patronage, and pardon- pardoning power; in cases
sent of senate; pardoning age, with consent of sen- sent of senate; pardoning ing power, with consent of of treason, consent of sen- Powers.
power.
ate; the pardoning power. power.
senate; reprieves only in ate necessary.
cases of treason.

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