District of Columbia Representation and Vote: Hearings, Eighty-sixth Congress, Second Session, on H.J. Res. 529. April 6, 7, 1960

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Página 33 - The District constituting the seat of Government of the United States shall appoint in such manner as the Congress may direct: A number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a State, but in no event more than the least populous State...
Página 25 - The Congress may determine the Time of chusing the Electors, and the Day on which they shall give their Votes; which Day shall be the same throughout the United States.
Página 87 - Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina. South Carolina, Georgia, Florida Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma...
Página 137 - ... they will have had their voice in the election of the government -which is to exercise authority over them; as a municipal legislature for local purposes derived from their own suffrages will of course be allowed them...
Página 101 - That the foundation of English liberty and of all free government, is, a right in the people to participate in their legislative council...
Página 86 - Montana Nebraska Nevada New Mexico North Carolina North Dakota Oklahoma Oregon South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Washington Wisconsin Wyoming Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Florida Georgia...
Página 101 - Government, for protection in the exercise of their duty, might bring on the National Councils an imputation of awe or influence, equally dishonorable to the Government and dissatisfactory to the other members of the Confederacy.
Página 104 - As this is a departure, for a special purpose, from the general principles of our system, it may merit consideration whether an arrangement better adapted to the principles of our Government and to the particular interests of the people may not be devised which will neither infringe the Constitution nor affect the object which the provision in question was intended to secure.
Página 25 - ... President equal to the whole number of Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be entitled if it were a State, but in no event more than the least populous State; they shall be in addition to those appointed by the States, but they shall be considered, for the purposes of the election of President and Vice President, to be electors appointed by a State; and they shall meet in the District and perform such duties as provided by the twelfth article of amendment. SECTION...
Página 89 - ... Several important considerations have been touched in the course of these papers, which discountenance the supposition, that the operation of the federal government will by degrees prove fatal to the state governments. The more I revolve the subject, the more fully I am persuaded that the balance is much more likely to be disturbed by the preponderancy of the last than of the first scale.

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