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within Twenty-sixth street, Fortieth street, Seventh avenue and the Hudson river, and so much of the twelfth and twenty-second wards as lies within Fortieth street, Spuyten Duyvil creek, Eighth avenue and Hudson river, shall compose the ninth district.

Tenth district. - So much of the eighteenth ward as is east of Fourth avenue, and so much of the nineteenth and twenty-first wards of said city as is east of Third avenue, and Blackwell's island, shall compose the tenth district.

Eleventh district.--- So much of the twentieth ward as lies within Twenty-sixth street, Fortieth street, Sixth and Seventh avenues, and so much of the twelfth and twenty-second wards as is east of Eighth avenue, and so much of nineteenth and twenty-first wards of said city as lies west of Third avenue, and Ward's and Randall's island, shall compose the eleventh district.

Twelfth district.— The county of Westchester shall compose the twelfth district.

[“ All that territory now comprised within the limits of the towns of Morrisania, West Farms and King's Bridge in the county of Westchester, with the inhabitants and estates therein, is hereby set off from the county of Westchester and annexed to, merged in, and made a part of the city and county of New York, and shall hereafter constitute a part of the city and county of New York," * * * “except, however, that until constitutionally and legally changed said territory shall continue to be” * * * " for the purpose of electing a representative in congress, a part of the twelfth district, as constituted by chapter seven hundred and ninety-eight, of the laws of eighteen hundred and seventy-three, entitled “ An act dividing the State into congressional districts. Passed June 18, 1873. Part of § 1, ch. 613, 1873, as amended by $ 1, ch. 329, 1874.] [Until new districts shall be established by law in the State of New York, under the State census, the electors of the territory by this act annexed shall continue to vote" * * “for representatives in congress as electors of the county of Westchester” * * *. Part of $ 2, ch. 329, 1874.] [By section 3, of said ch. 613, 1873, as amended by section 3, ch. 329, 1874, the said towns of Morrisania, West Farms and King's Bridge were made into two wards of the city of New York, viz.: the twenty-third and twenty-fourth wards of that city.]

Thirteenth district. The counties of Putnam, Dutchess and Columbia shall compose the thirteenth district.

Fourteenth district. — The counties of Rockland, Orange and Sullivan shall compose the fourteenth district.

Fifteenth district. — The counties of Ulster, Greene and Schoharie shall compose the fifteenth district.

Sixteenth district.— The county of Albany shall compose the sixteenth district.

Seventeenth district. — The counties of Rensselaer and Washington shall compose the seventeenth district.

Eighteenth district. The counties of Warren, Essex and Clinton shall compose the eighteenth district.

Nineteenth district. The counties of St. Lawrence and Franklin shall compose the nineteenth district.

Twentieth district. The counties of Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery, Saratoga and Schenectady shall com. pose the twentieth district.

Twenty-first district. The counties of Delaware, Otsego and Chenango shall compose the twenty-first district.

Twenty-second district.— The counties of Jefferson, Lewis and Herkimer shall compose the twenty-second district.

Twenty-third district. — The county of Oneida shall compose the twenty-third district.

Twenty-fourth district. The counties of Madison and Oswego shall compose the twenty-fourth district.

Twenty-fifth district.— The counties of Onondaga and Cortland shall compose the twenty-fifth district.

Twenty-sixth district.— The counties of Cayuga, Wayne and Seneca shall compose the twenty-sixth district.

Twenty-seventh district.— The counties of Ontario,

Livingston and Yates shall compose the twenty-seventh district.

Twenty-eighth district.— The counties of Tioga, Tompkins, Broome and Schuyler shall compose the twenty-eighth district.

Twenty-ninth district. — The counties of Chemung, Steuben and Allegany shall compose the twenty-ninth district.

Thirtieth district.— The counties of Monroe and Orleans shall compose the thirtieth district.

Thirty-first district. — The counties of Niagara, Genesee and Wyoming shall compose the thirty-first district.

Thirty-second district.— The county of Erie shall compose the thirty-second district.

Thirty-third district. — The counties of Chautauque and Cattaraugus shall compose the thirty-third district. Ch. 798, 1873, entitled An act dividing the State into congressional districts.Passed June 18, 1873.

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Representatives in congress, when chosen. See also sec

tion 350, ante. Represen- Sec. 356. Representatives in the house of representacongress, tives of the congress of the United States shall be chosen

in the several congress districts, at the general elections held therein, in every second year, after the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six. % 1, tit. 6, ch. 130, 1842.

chosen. See also 351 ante

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Vacancies by resignation or death. See also section 351,

ante. Vacancies Sec. 357. If a representative in congress shall resign, tion or he shall forthwith transmit a notice of his resignation to also $ 351, the secretary of State; and if a vacancy shall occur by

death or otherwise in the office of a representative in congress, the clerk of the county in which such representative shall have resided at the time of his election, shall, without delay, transmit a notice of such vacancy to the secretary of State. $ 2, same tit.

ARTICLE SECOND.

by general

Of the election of electors of president and vice-president.
Election by general ticket.

Sec. 358. At the general election in November, pre- Election ceding the time fixed by the law of the United States for ticket. the choice of president and vice-president of the United States, there shall be elected, by general ticket, as many electors of president and vice-president as this State shall be entitled to appoint; and each elector in this State shall have a right to vote for the whole number; and the several persons to the number required to be chosen, having the highest number of votes, shall be declared and deemed duly appointed electors. § 3, tit. 6, ch. 130, 1842.

county

Duty of county clerk.

Sec. 359. The county clerk of each county shall make Duty of · three certified copies of the statement of votes given clerk. for electors in his county, immediately after recording the same, and forth with transmit, by mail, one of such certified copies to the governor, another to the secretary of State, and deliver the other as hereinafter directed. $ 4, same tit.

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ments.

Delivery of certified statements.

SEC. 360. One of the certified copies of such statement Delivery of of votes given in each of the several counties herein statenamed shall be delivered by the clerks of such counties" respectively, as herein directed, on the day next succeeding that on which the canvass shall have been made, to wit: Those of the counties of Niagara, Wyoming and Orleans, to the clerk of Genesee; those of the counties of Livingston, Monroe, Wayne, and Yates, to the clerk of Ontario; that of the county of Seneca, to the clerk of Cayuga; those of the counties of Cortland and Oswego, to the clerk of Onondaga; that of the county of Madison, to the clerk of Oneida; those of the counties of Montgomery, Fulton and Saratoga, to the clerk of Schenectady; that of Chenango, to the clerk of Broome; those of the

counties of Rockland, Orange, Ulster and Sullivan, to the clerk of Greene; that of the county of Richmond, to the clerk of New York; and those of the counties of Otsego, Schoharie, Rensselaer and Albany, to the secretary of State. § 5, tit. 6, ch. 130, 1842.

Messengers.

Messengers.

Sec. 361. The clerks of the several counties of Franklin, St. Lawrence, Chautauque, Cattaraugus, Tompkins and Suffolk, immediately after recording the electoral votes received by them, shall appoint a messenger to receive and carry the certified copies of the statements of votes given for electors, as herein directed ; which appointment shall be made by the said clerks, under their seal of office. $ 6, same tit.

To receive copy from county clerks.

To receive copy from county clerks. To receive Sec. 362. Each clerk of a county, having received the

certified copies of the statements of the electoral votes given in any other county, shall deliver the same to the messenger authorized to receive the certified statements of the electoral votes given in his county, and shall deliver the said last-mentioned statements to the messenger authorized to receive the same when demanded. $ 7, same tit.

Messenger in St. Law rence county

Messenger in St. Lawrence county.

Sec. 363. The messenger appointed in the county of W. St Lawrence shall, immediately after his appointment,

receive the certified statements of the electoral votes of said county, and forth with proceed to the offices of the clerks of the counties of Jefferson and Lewis, and receive the certified statements of the electoral votes of those counties; and within three days after his appointment, deliver the copies by him received to the clerk of Oneida county. $ 8, same tit.

In Cattaraugus county

In Cattaraugus county.

SEC. 364. The messenger appointed in the county of Cattaraugus shall, immediately after his appointment, receive the certified statements of the electoral votes of that county, and forth with proceed to the clerk's offices of the

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