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street, Bleecker street, Carmine street, Sixth avenue, Fourteenth street and North river, all that portion of the fifteenth ward of said city that lies west of Broadway, all that portion of the eighteenth and twenty-first wards of said city that lies within Fourteenth street, Thirtieth street, Broadway and Sixth avenue, and all that portion of the twentieth ward of said city that lies within Twenty-sixth street, Thirtieth street, Sixth avenue and North river.

Ninth. The ninth senate district shall consist of all that portion of the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentyfirst wards of the city of New York that lies east of Third avenue, and Blackwell's Island.

Tenth. The tenth senate district shall consist of all that portion of the twentieth and twenty-first wards of the city of New York that lies within Thirtieth street, Fortieth street, Third avenue and Eighth avenue, all that portion of the nineteenth ward of said city that lies west of Third avenue, and all that portion of the twelfth and twenty-second wards that lies east of Eighth avenue, Ward's and Randall's Islands.

Eleventh. The eleventh senate district shall consist of the twenty-third and twenty-fourth wards of the city of New York, and all that portion of the twelfth, twentieth and twenty-second wards of said city that lies within Thirtieth street, Spuyten Duyvel creek, Eighth avenne and Hudson river.

Twelfth. The twelfth senate district shall consist of the counties of Westchester and Rockland.

Thirteenth. The thirteenth senate district shall consist of the counties of Orange and Sullivan.

Fourteenth. The fourteenth senate district shall consist of the counties of Ulster, Schoharie and Greene:

Fifteenth. The fifteenth senate district shall consist of the counties of Dutchess, Columbia and Putnam.

Sixteenth. The sixteenth senate district shall consist of the counties of Rensselaer and Washington.

Seventeenth. The seventeenth senate district shall consist of the county of Albany.

Eighteenth. The eighteenth senate district shall consist of the counties of Saratoga, Fulton, Hamilton, Montgomery and Schenectady. .

Nineteenth. The nineteenth senate district shall consist of the counties of Clinton, Essex and Warren.

Twentieth. The twentieth senate district shall consist of the counties of St. Lawrence, Franklin and Lewis.

Twenty-first. The twenty-first senate district shall consist of the counties of Oswego and Jefferson.

Twenty-second. The twenty-second senate district shall consist of the county of Oneida.

Twenty-third. The twenty-third senate district shall consist of the counties of Madison, Otsego and Ilerkimer.

Twenty-fourth. The twenty-fourth senate district shall consist of the counties of Delaware, Chenango and Broome.

Twenty-fifth. The twenty-fifth senate district shall consist of the counties of Onondaga and Cortland.

Twenty-sixth. The twenty-sixth senate district shall consist of the counties of Cayuga, Seneca, Tompkins and Tioga.

Twenty-seventh. The twenty-seventh senate district shall consist of the counties of Chemung, Steuben and Allegany.

Twenty-eighth. The twenty-eighth senate district shall consist of the counties of Wayne, Ontario, Schuyler and

Yates.

Twenty-ninth. The twenty-ninth senate district shall consist of the counties of Monroe and Orleans.

Thirtieth. The thirtieth senate district shall consist of the counties of Wyoming, Genesee, Livingston and Niagara.

Thirty-first. The thirty-first senate district shall consist of the county of Erie.

Thirty-second. The thirty-second senate district shall - consist of the counties of Cattaraugus and Chautauqua.

§ 1, ch. 208, 1879, entitled An act to organize the senate districts and for the apportionment of the members of assembly of this State.” Passed April 23, 1879. Assembly.

SEO. 22. The assembly shall consist of one hundred Assembly. and twenty-eight members, who shall be annually elected. Part of $ 2, art. 3, State Constitution.

Assembly, how composed. Assembly, SEC. 23. The assembly shall consist of ono hundred

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and twenty eight members, elected for one year. The members of assembly shall be apportioned among the several counties of the State, by the legislature, as nearly as may be, according to the number of their respective inhabitants, excluding aliens, and shall be chosen by single districts. The assembly districts shall remain as at present organized, until after the enumeration of the inhabitants of the State, in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-five. The legislature, at its first session after the return of every enumeration, shall apportion the members of assembly among the several counties of the State, in manner aforesaid, and the board of supervisors in such counties as inay be entitled under such apportionment to more than one member, except the city and county of New York, and in said city and county the board of aldermen of said city shall assemble at such time as the legislature, making such apportionment, shall prescribe, and divide their respective counties into assembly districts, each of which districts shall consist of convenient and contiguous territory, equal to the number of members of assembly to which such counties shall he entitled, and shall cause to be filed in the offices of the secretary of State and the clerks of their respective counties, a description of such districts, specifying the number of each district and the population thereof, according to the last preceding enumeration as near as can be ascertained, and the apportionment and districts shall remain unaltered until another enumeration shall be made as herein provided. No town shall be divided in the formation of assembly districts. Every county heretofore established and separately organized, except the county of Hamilton, shall always be entitled to one member of assembly, and no new county shall be hereafter erected, unless its population shall entitle it to a member. The county of Hamilton shall elect with the county of Fulton, until the population of the county of Hamilton shall, according to

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the ratio, be entitled to a member. But the legislature may abolish the said county of Hamilton, and annex the territory thereof to some other county or counties. Nothing in this section shall prevent division at any time of counties and towns, and the erection of new towns and counties by the legislature. § 5, art. 3, State Constitution, amended, 1874.

See Kinne v. City of Syracuse, 3 Keyes, 110. Members of Assembly apportioned.

Sec. 24. The number of meinbers of assembly of this Members State hereafter to be chosen in the several counties bly appor. thereof shall be as follows:

In the county of Albany, four.
In the county of Alleyany, one.
In the county of Broome, one.
In the county of Cattaraugus, two.
In the county of Cayuga, two.
In the county of Chautauqua, two.
In the county of Chemung, one.
In the county of Chenango, one.
In the county of Clinton, one.
In the county of Columbia, one.
In the county of Cortland, one.
In the county of Delaware, one.
In the county of Dutchess, two.
In the county of Erie, five.
In the county of Essex, one.
In the county of Franklin, one
In the counties of Fulton and Hainilton, one.
In the county of Genesee, one.
In the county of Greene, one.
In the county of Herkimer, one.
In the county of Jefferson, two.
In the county of Kings, twelve.
In the county of Lewis, one.
In the county of Livingston, one.
In the county of Madison, one.
In the county of Monroe, three.
In the county of Montgomery, one.
In the county of New York, twenty-four.

In the county of Niagara, two.
In the county of Oneida, three.
In the county of Onondaga, three.
In the county of Ontario, one.
In the county of Orange, two.
In the county of Orleans, one.
In the county of Oswego, two.
In the county of Otsego, two.
In the county of Putnam, one.
In the county of Queens, two.
In the county of Rensselaer, three.
In the county of Richmond, one.
In the county of Rockland, one.
In the county of St. Lawrence, three.
In the county of Saratoga, two.
In the county of Schenectady, one.
In the county of Schoharie, one.
In the county of Schuyler, one.
In the county of Seneca, one.
In the county of Steuben, two.
In the county of Suffolk, one.
In the county of Sullivan, one.
In the county of Tioga, one.
In the county of Tompkins, one.
In the county of Ulster, three.
In the county of Warren, one.
In the county of Washington, two.
In the county of Wayne, two.
In the county of Westchester, three.
In the county of Wyoming, one.

In the county of Yates, one. $ 2, ch. 208, 1879, passed April 23, 1872.

Supervisors to divide counties into assembly districts.

SEC. 25. The supervisors of each of the aforesaid vide coun- counties which are by the provisions of this act entitled assembly to more than one member of assembly, except in the

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city and county of New York, and in said city and county the board of aldermen of said city shall meet on the third Tuesday of June next (1879) at the place where their meetings were last held ; they shall organize by appoint

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