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Act to be published in pamphlet form. Act to be Sec. 422. The secretary of State sball cause this act to in pamph- be published in pamphlet form, and he shall cause such

number of copies thereof, with the necessary forms and instructions, as shall be sufficient to supply the several officers upon whom the duty is devolved by this act, and shall cause the same to be distributed to such officers at the expense of the State. $ 10, tit. 8, ch. 130, 1842.

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Publication and distribution of election laws forms, et

When to take effect.

SEC. 423. This act shall take effect on the first day of
June next. $ 11, same tit.
Publication and distribution of election laws, forms, etc.

Sec. 424. The secretary of State shall cause the act hereby amended, and as hereby amended, together with such sections of the constitution as he shall deem expedient, to be published in a pamphlet form, and he shall cause such number of copies thereof, with the necessary forms and instructions, as shall be sufficient to supply the several officers upon whom the duty is devolved by this act and the act hereby amended, and shall cause the same to be distributed to such officers at the expense of the State. And the sum of one thousand dollars is hereby appropriated to defray the expense of publication and distribution aforesaid, to be paid out of the treasury on the warrant of the comptroller. $ 22, ch. 240, 1847.

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Effect, when to take.

SEC. 425. This act shall take effect immediately. 23, same ch.

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Secretary of State to publish laws, etc. Secretary. SEC. 426. The secretary of State shall cause a new edi

tion of the laws regulating elections other than for militia and town officers, with such sections of the constitution and such acts of the legislature, connected with the subject of elections, as he shall deem expedient, to be published in pamphlet form; and he shall cause such number of copies thereof, with the necessary forms, tables and instructions, as shall be sufficient to supply the several officers upon whom duties are devolved by said laws, to be distributed to said officers at the expense of the State. § 4, ch. 79, 1856.

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General election day a public holiday.

SEC. 427. “ The following days namely," * * * “any General general election day,” * * * for all purposes whatsoever day a pub

lic holiday. as regards the presenting for payment or acceptance, and of the protesting and giving notice of dishonor of bills of exchange, bank checks and promissory notes, made after the passage of this act, be treated and considered as the first day of the week, commonly called Sunday, and as public holidays. * * * Part of $ 1, ch. 27, 1875. The following laws are also to the same effect, § 1, ch. 544, 1872, and § 1, ch. 577, 1873.

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Repeal of registry law, except for New York city. See note to section 429, post.

SEC. 428. All laws and parts of laws which provide or Repeat of prescribe that the electors of this State shall cause their law, except names to be registered or enrolled with registers of elec-York city. tion or other election officers, at any day prior to the day sec. 429, on which an election is to be held, are hereby repealed, except so far as the same apply to the city and county of New York. § 1, ch. 503, 1870.

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York city.

Special law applicable to New York city.

SEC. 429. Nothing in this act contained shall be con- Special law strued to apply to the city and county of New York, nor to New to repeal, alter or amend any of the provisions of an act entitled “ An act in relation to elections in the city and county of New York,” passed April fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy. § 2, same ch. The said act entitled An act in relation to elections in the city and county of New York," passed April 5, 1870, has been repealed by $ 92, ch. 675, 1872.

CHAPTER TWO.

Relating to elections in the city and county of New York,

and also to elections in the city of Brooklyn.

TITLE 1. In relation to elections in the city and county of New York,

and to provide for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the citizens who shall be entitled to the right of suffrage

thereat. TITLE 2. Concerning the regulation of elections in the city of

Brooklyn.

TITLE I.

IN RELATION TO ELECTIONS IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF

NEW YORK, AND TO PROVIDE FOR ASCERTAINING, BY
PROPER PROOFS, THE CITIZENS WHO SHALL BE ENTITLED
TO THE RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE THEREAT.

All officers to be elected in November except NO tice of election to be publish

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All officers to be elected in November except. Notice of

election to be published. All officers Sec. 430. Hereafter all officers to be elected by the

99- people, in the city and county of New York, shall be No- chosen at the general election held on the Tuesday sucüblist. ceeding the first Monday of November in each year,

except in case where special or other elections may be authorized by law. The clerk of the common council of the city of New York shall, on the first Monday of October in each year, give notice by publication in not exceeding fifteen newspapers of large circulation, published in said city, specifying all the municipal officers (including ward and district officers) to be chosen at the general election in November following—comprising all the city officers voted for by the electors of the city at large—as well as all other officers elected by wards or districts in said city, and it shall not be necessary for the secretary of State to include in the general election notice to the sheriff of the county of New York, any city or ward officers of the city of New York, nor shall any other notice

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of the election of such city and ward officers be required,
except the notice published by the clerk of the common
council of the city of New York, hereinbefore specified.
§ 1, ch. 675, 1872, entitled An act in relation to elec-
tions in the city and county of New York, and to pro-
vide for ascertaining, by proper proofs, the citizens who
shall be entitled to the right of suffrage thereat.Passed
May 14, 1872; three-fifths being present, as amended
by ch. 503, 1875.
Election days in New York city legal holidays.

SEC. 431. The days upon which the general or local Election election shall hereafter be held in the city and county of New York New York shall, for all purposes whatever, as regards holidays. the presenting for payment, or acceptance, and of the protesting and giving notice of the dishonor of bills of exchange, bank-checks and promissory notes made after the passage of this act, be treated and considered as is the first day of the week, commonly called Sunday. $ 2, same ch. Ballot-boxes, how marked.

SEC. 432. At elections hereafter to be held in the city Ballotand county of New York, the boxes to be used in re-marked." ceiving the ballots thereat shall be marked and numbered successively as follows: Number one, “President;"> number two, “ General ;” number three, “ Congress ;" number four, “Senator;” number five, “ Assembly;" number six, “ City ;” number seven, “ Justices.” And at every election hereafter to be held in said city and county such number of boxes, marked as aforesaid, shall be furnished, as may be required by law, to receive the ballots to be used at such election. $ 3, ch. 675, 1872, as amended by $ 1, ch. 823, 1873. This section is modıfied by SS 267, 268, ante.

Ballot, form of, and contents, how indorsed and folded.
See also sections 243 to 247, 250, 268, ante.

SEC. 433. The ballot for electors of president and vice- Ballot, president shall be the same as now prescribed by law, and conand when folded, shall be indorsed or show on the out indorsed side the words “President, number one," and be depos- ed. See,

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also, secs. ited in box number one. All other officers in whose 243-247-250, 263, ante.' election all the voters in said city and county alike par

ticipate, except those herein designated to be voted for on separate ballots, shall be voted for upon one ballot, which, upon the face thereof, shall contain a designation of the offices, and the name or names of the person or persons to be voted for, or such of them as any voter may desire to vote for, and which, when folded, shall be indorsed, or show upon the outside thereof, the words “General, number two,” and be deposited in box number two. The name of the person designated for representative in congress shall be on a separate ballot, which, upon the face thereof, shall contain a designation of the office and the district for which the officer is to be elected, and which, when folded, shall be indorsed, or show upon the outside thereof, the words “ Congress, number three," and be deposited in box number three. The name of the person designated for senator shall be upon a separate ballot, which, on the face thereof, shall contain a designation of the office of the district for which the officer is to be elected, and which, when folded, shall be indorsed, or show upon the outside thereof, the words “ Senator, number four,” and to be deposited in box number four. The name of the person designated for member of assembly shall be on a separate ballot, which, upon the face thereof, shall contain a designation of the office and the district for which the officer is to be elected, and which, when folded, shall be indorsed, or show upon the outside thereof, the words “ Assembly, number five," and to be deposited in box number five. The rames of the persons designated for aldermen to be elected by senate districts shall be on a separate ballot, which, upon the face thereof, shall contain a designation of the office and the senate district for which the officers are to be elected, and which, when folded, shall be indorsed, or show on the outside thereof, the words “ City, number six," and to be deposited in box number six. The names of the persons designated for justice of the district court shall be upon one ballot, which ballot, upon the face thereof, shall contain a designation of the office and the district

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