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the time of holding the primary election, actual registration Registratlon. shall not be necessary to qualify a voter or officer when such voter or officer is qualified in every other respect and entitled to register on the day such primary election is held, and will be entitled to vote at the next ensuing election.

CHAPTER XIII.

OFFICERS GENERALLY.

SECTIOX.
1630. Relative to officers generally-

1037. Qualifications of officers.
1638. Presidential Electors.
1613. Representatives in ('ongress.
1611. State and county officers.
1653. Justices of the Peace and Constables.
1657. Oath and bond of otrice.
"€764. Commissioners and certificates of election,
1668. Resignations.
1670. Vacancies,
1675. Supplying vacancies.
1685. Bribery.
1683. Extortion.
1689. Embezzlement.
1692. Misconduct in office.

1714. Oficial duty.
1737. Prescribing official oath.
1738. Concerning official bonds.
1750. Providing for the relief of sureties on official bonds.

1755. Concerning sureties on ofticial bonds.
An Act relating to officers, their qualifications, times of election,

terms of office, official duties, resignations, removals, vacan-
cies in office, and the mode of supplying the same, misconduct
in office, and to enforce official duty.

Approved March 9, 1866, 231.

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tors as this state may be entitled to. Fifth-Three Justices of the Supreme Court. Sixth-One District Judge for each judicial district into which the state is divided by law. Seventh-Senators and members of the ussembly. EighthA Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Controller, AttornerGeneral, and Surveyor-General. Ninth-A Clerk of the Supreme Court. Tenth-A State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Eleventh-For each county, one County Clerk, who shall be ex-officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, and also Clerk of the district court of his county ; one Sheriff; one District Attorney; one Public Administrator, who shall be ex-officio Coroner; one Assessor; one Treasurer ; one County Surveyor ; one County School Superintendent; three County Commissioners, except in counties having a voting population of four thousand and upwards, and in those counties five; one County Recorder, who shall be ex-officio County Auditor ; Justices of the Peace; and Constables. The following officers shall be appointed, to-wit : Notaries Public, Commissioners of Deeds, for the respective states and territories of the United States and foreign countries, and all the officers which are not elective.

Hubbard v. Goring, 6 Nev. 276.

To be appointed

QUALIFICATIONS OF OFFICERS.

Who eligible to office.

1637. SEC. 2. No person who is not a qualified elector shall be eligible to any office of honor, profit, or trust, in and under the government and laws of this state. No person shall be eligible to the office of Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, Judge of the Supreme Court, Secretary of State, Stute Treasurer, State Controller, Attorney-General, Surveyor-General, Superintendent of Public Instruction, who, at the time of such election, has not attained the age of twenty-five years, and been a citizen resident of this state for two years next preceding the election ; and to the offices of Clerk of the Supreme Court, State Senator, or Assemblyman, who, at the time of such election, has not attained the age of twenty-one years, and been a citizen resident of this state one year next preceding the election. Any person over the age of twenty-five years shall be eligible to the office of District Judge who is a qualified elector of the state and district in which he resides.

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Presidential electors.

1638. Sec. 3. In each year when the election of President and Vice-President of the United States is to take place, there shall be chosen as many Electors of President and Vice-President as this state may be entitled to at the time of such election.

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first Monday in November, in each year when the election of President and Vice-President is to take place, unless the Congress of the United States shall appoint a different day, and in that case, on such day as Congress shall appoint, and shall proceed to elect as many persons as the state shall then be entitled to elect as Electors of President and Vice-President.

1640. Sec. 5. Notice of the election of Electors shall be notice of given in the same manner as notice is required to be given of election, how other elections, and the election thereof made in the same manner as is prescribed by law in regard to the election of Representatives in Congress.

1641. Sec. 6. The Electors so chosen shall convene at the Electors, seat of government on the first Wednesday in December next when and after their election, at two o'clock in the afternoon, and in case convene. of the death or absence of any Elector so chosen, or in case the number of Electors shall, from any cause, be deficient, the Electors then present shall forthwith elect from the qualified Electors of the state, so many persons as shall supply the deficiency.-As amended, Stats. 1869, 64.

1642. Sec. 7. The Electors, when convened on said first Duties when Wednesday in December, shall vote by ballot for one person for President and one person for Vice-President of the United States, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of this state. They shall name in their ballots the persons voted for as President, and in distinct ballots the persons voted for as VicePresident; and they shall make distinct lists of all persons voted for as President, and of all persons voted for as Vice-President, and of the number of votes given for each, which list they shall sign and certify and transmit, sealed up, to the seat of government of the United States, directed to the President of the Senate, and they shall, in all respects, proceed conformably to the constitution of the United States, and the laws of the United States in this behalf provided.---As amended, Stats. 1869, 64.

convened.

OF THE ELECTION OF

REPRESENTATIVES IN CONGRESS, AND THE TIMES
AND MANNER THEREOF.

1643. SEC. 8. At the general election in the year eighteen Election of hundred and sixty-six, and at the general election in each sec- tives in ond year thereafter, there shall be elected such number of Rep-Congress. resentatives to the Congress of the United States as the State of Nevada may be entitled to.

OF TIMES OF ELECTION AND TERMS OF STATE AND COUNTY OFFICERS,

EXCEPT PRECINCT OFFICERS.

1644. Sec. 9.

The Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, Sec-State and

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members of the house of representatives of the United States, District Judges, District Attorneys, Senators, members of the assembly, County Commissioners, County School Superintendents, Sheriffs, County Clerks, Public Administrators, Recorders, Assessors, County Treasurers, and County Surveyors, shall be elected by the qualified electors of their respective districts or counties. Justices of the Peace and Constables shall be elected by the qualified electors of their respective precincts or town

ships. State officers, 1645. Sec. 10. The Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, Secand term of retary of the State, State Controller, State Treasurer, Attorney

General, and Surveyor-General shall be chosen at the general election of the year eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and every fourth year thereafter, and shall hold their office for the term of four years from the time of their installment, and until their successors shall be qualified, and all of suid officers, excepting the Surveyor-General, shall keep their office and reside at the

seat of government. Justices of 1646. Sec. 11. One Justice of the Supreme Court shall Supreme Court, when be chosen by the qualified electors of the state, at the general chosen, etc. election of the year eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and one

every second year thereafter, and shall hold his office for the term of six years from the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January next after his election. Each Justice hereafter elected or appointed shall be commissioned by the Governor, and before entering upon the discharge of his duties shall take the constitutional outh of office. The senior Justice in commission shall be Chief Justice, and in case the commission of any two or more of said Justices shall bear the same date, they shall

determine by lot who shull be Chief Justice. Clerk of 1647. Sec. 12. At the general election in the year eighteen

hundred and sixty-six, and at the general election every four years thereafter, the Clerk of the Supreme Court shall be chosen by the qualified electors of the state, and shall hold his office for the term of four years from the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January next after his election, and until his suc

cessor is qualified. Superintend. 1648. Sec. 13. At the general election in the year eighteen Instruction. hundred and sixty-six, and at the general election every four

years thereafter, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction shall be chosen by the qualified electors of the state, and shall hold his office for the term of four years from the first Monday of January next after the election, and until his successor is qualified.

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the general election of the year eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and shall hold their office for the term of two years from the day succeeding such election.

1651. Sec. 16. The Senators shall be elected by the elec- Senators. tors of their respective districts, at the general election in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and every two years thereafter, and shall hold their offices for four years from the day succeeding such general election.

1652. Sec. 17. County Clerks, Sheriffs, County Assessors, County County Treasurers, District Attorneys, County Surveyors, County Recorders, County School Superintendents, County Commissioners, and Public Administrators, shall be chosen by the electors of their respective counties, at the general election in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and at the general election every two years thereafter, and shall enter upon the duties of their respective offices on the first Monday of January subsequent to their election.

officers,

ELECTION OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE AND CONSTABLES.

officers.

1653. Sec. 18. The Board of County Commissioners of Township each county shall, from time to time, as the public good may require, divide said county into a convenient number of townships, and shall cause such division to be published. For each of such townships one Justice of the Peace shall be elected. The Constables of the several townships of the state shall be chosen at the general election of the year eighteen hundred and sixty-six, and shall enter upon the duties of their offices on the first Monday of January next succeeding their election, and shall hold their offices for the term of two years thereafter, until their successors are elected and qualified. «Justices of the Peace of the several townships of the state shall be chosen at a general election, to be held for that purpose, on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-six, who shall hold their offices from the expiration of the term of the present incumbents until the first Monday of January, A. D. eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and until their successors are elected and qualified.

1654. Sec. 19. When any Justice of the Peace, in the for- New mation of a new township, shall be brought within the limits township. thereof, he shall be one of the Justices of the Peace allowed to such new township, and shall continue in ottice until the expiration of the term for which he was elected.

1635. Sec. 20. If, by annexing a part of one township to Same. another, there should be more than the proper number of Justices within the limits of the townships to which such addition shall have been made, any Justice of the Peace brought within such township: shall, notwithstanding, hold and exercise his office therein until the expiration of his term of office, but no successor shall be elected to fill any vacancy in said office which may be occasioned by the expiration of said term, or

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