Iowa Election Laws

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B. Murphy, state printer, 1808 - 60 pages
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Page 29 - ... shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten nor more than one hundred dollars or imprisonment for not less than ten days nor more than ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.
Page 31 - The authorities of a city, town or village authorized by the last section to adopt a voting machine may provide for the experimental use, at an election in one or more districts, of a machine which it might lawfully adopt, without a formal adoption thereof; and its use at such election shall be as valid for all purposes as if it had been lawfully adopted.
Page 1 - Shall there be a convention to revise the Constitution, and amend the same?"* shall be decided by the electors qualified to vote for members of the...
Page 29 - Chapter or any person aiding or abetting the violation of any of the provisions of this Chapter, shall be punished by a fine of not to exceed ten thousand pesos or by imprisonment of not more than five years, or both, such fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the Court.
Page 30 - ... any certificate of nomination, knowing the same or any part thereof to be falsely made ; or suppress any certificate of nomination which has been duly filed, or any part thereof, or forge or falsely make the official endorsement on any ballot.
Page 33 - With these exceptions, no irregular ballot shall be voted for any person for any office whose name appears on the machine as a nominated candidate for that office; any irregular ballot so voted shall not be counted. An irregular ballot must be cast in its appropriate place on the machine, or it shall be void and not counted.
Page 44 - ... within four days after any special election for a member of the legislature, or representative in congress, shall transmit to the secretary of state an abstract of the votes cast at said election, if there be more than one county in the district.
Page 22 - ... days next preceding this election, and that you have not voted at this election...
Page 31 - ... is lawfully entitled to vote for more than one person for that office, and it must afford him an opportunity to vote for as many persons for that office as he is by law entitled to vote for and no more, at the same time preventing his voting for the same person twice.
Page 60 - ... years of age, or is not a citizen of the United States; or knowing himself not to be a qualified elector of such precinct where he offers to vote; any person knowingly procuring, aiding, or abetting any violation hereof shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined a sum...

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