Amend the Constitution with Respect to Election of President and Vice-pres. (to Abolish the Elecotral College System, Etc.).: Hearings on H.J. Res. 9, 69, 106, 108, and 124
1947 - 105 páginas
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Página 3 - President; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two-thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of Vice President of the United States.
Página 101 - Upon such reading of any such certificate or paper, the President of the Senate shall call for objections, 'if any. Every objection shall be made in writing, and shall state clearly and concisely, and without argument, the ground thereof, and shall be signed by at least one Senator and one member of the House of Representatives before the same shall be received.
Página 86 - It was equally desirable, that the immediate election should be made by men most capable of analyzing the qualities adapted to the station, and acting under circumstances favorable to deliberation, and to a judicious combination of all the reasons and inducements which were proper to govern their choice.
Página 1 - Tennessee, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for the election of President and Vice President.
Página 102 - It was desirable that the sense of the people should operate in the choice of the person to whom so important a trust was to be confided. This end will be answered by committing the right of making it, not to any preestablished body, but to men chosen by the people for the special purpose, and at the particular conjuncture.
Página 42 - Governor, shall be elected ; but in case two or more persons shall have an equal and the highest number of votes for...
Página 97 - Two thirds of both houses concurring, that in lieu of the third paragraph of the first section of the second article of the constitution of the United States...
Página 96 - if a list of votes, from any State, shall not have been received at the seat of government on the said first Wednesday in January, that then the Secretary of State shall send a special messenger to the district judge in whose custody such list shall have been lodged, who shall forthwith transmit the same to the seat of government.
Página 4 - Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress Assembled (twothirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States...
Página 96 - That the two Houses shall assemble in the Chamber of the House of Representatives on Wednesday next, at 12 o'clock ; that one person be appointed a teller on the part of the Senate, to make a list of the votes as they shall be declared ; that the result shall be delivered to the President of the Senate...