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CALIFORNIA. 2. II. Electors shall in all cases, except

treason, felony or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest on the days of election, during their attendance at such election, going to and returning

therefrom. 3. II. No elector shall be obliged to per

form militia duty on the day of election, except in time of war or public danger.

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ARKANSAS. 2. III. Elections shall be free and equal. No power, civil or military, shall ever interfere to prevent the free exercise of the right of suffrage; nor shall any law be enacted whereby the right to vote at any election shall be made to depend upon any previous registration of the elector's name; or whereby such right shall be impalred or forfeited, except for the commission of a felony at common law, upon lawful conviction

thereof. 4. III. Electors shall, in all cases (except treason, felony and breach of the peace), be privileged froin arrest during their attendance at elections and going to and from the same.

COLORADO. 5. II. That all elections shall be free

and open; and no power, civil or military, shall at any time interfere to prevent the free exercise

of the right of suffrage. 5. VII. Voters shall, in all cases, except

treason, felony, or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections, in going to and re

turning therefrom, 9. VII. In trials of contested elections,

and for offenses arising under the election law, no person shall be permitted to withhod his testimony on the ground that it may criminate himself or subject him to public infamy; but such testimony shall not be used against him in any judicial pro

9. III.

In trials of contested elections and in proceedings for the investigation of elections no person shall be permitted to withhold his testimony on the ground that it may

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ceedings except for perjury in giving such testimony.

CONNECTICUT. 8. VI. At all elections of officers of the

State, or members of the General Assembly, the electors shall be privileged from arrest during their attendance upon, and going to, and returning from the same, on any civil process.

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Sec. Art. 4. XII. The militia shall, in all cases ex

cept treason, felory or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at musters and elections and in going to and returning from the same.

INDIANA 1. II. All elections shall be free and

equal. 12. II. In all cases, except treason, felony

and breach of the peace, electors shall be free from arrest in going to elections, during their attendance there, and in returning from the same.

DELAWARE. 2. IV. Electors shall, in all cases, except

treason, felony or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections, and in going to and returning from them.

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GEORGIA. 3. Par. I. Electors shall, in all cases

except for treason, felony, larceny and breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance elections, and in going to and returning from the same.

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IOWA. 2. II. Electors shall, in all cases, except

treason, felony or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest on the days of election, during their attendance at such elections, going to and returning therefrom.

KANSAS. 7. V. Electors, during their attendance

at elections, and in going to and returning therefrom, shall be privileged from arrest in all cases, except treason, felony, or breach of the peace.

IDAHO. 19. I. No power, civil or military, shall

at any time interfere with or prevent the free and lawful exercise of the right of suffrage.

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ILLINOIS. 18. II. All elections shall be free and

equal. 3. III. Electors shall, in all cases, except

treason, felony or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections, and in going to and returning from the same. And no electors shall be required to do military duty on the days of election, except in time of war or public danger.

KENTUCKY. 149. Voters, in all cases except treason,

felony, breach or surety of the peace, or violation of the election laws, shall be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections, and while they are going to and returning therefrom.

LOUISIANA. 189. Electors shall, in all cases except

treason, felony or breach of the

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peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections and in going to and re

turning from the same. 190. The General Assembly shall, by law, forbid the givirg or selling of intoxicating drinks, on the day of election, within one mile of precincts, at any election held within this State.

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consistent with this Constitution, all matters which relate to judges of election, time, place and manner of holding elections in this state, and of making returns thereof.

MASSACHUSETTS. 9. All elections ought to be free; and

all the inhabitants of this Commonwealth, having such qualifcations as they shall establish by their frame of government, have an equal right to elect officers, and to be elected, for public employments.

MAINE. 3. II. No elector shall be obliged to do duty in the militia on any day of election, except in time of war

or public danger. 16. IX. The Legislature may by law authorize the dividing of towns having not less than four thousand inhabitants, or having vot. ers residing on any island within the limits thereof, into voting districts for the election of representatives to the Legislature, and prescribe the manner in which the votes shall be received, counted, and the result of the election declared.

MICHIGAN. 3. VII. Every elector, in all cases except

treason, felony or breach of the peace, shall be privileged from arrest during his attendance at election, and in going to and re

turning from the same. 4. VII. No elector shall be obliged to do

military duty on the day of election, except in time of war or public danger; or attend court as a suitor or witness.

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MISSOURI. 9. II. That all elections shall be free and

open; and no power, civil or military, shall at any time interfero to prevent the free exercise of

the right of suffrage. 4. VIII. Voters shall, in all cases, except

treason, felony or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections, and in going to and re

turning therefrom. 5. XIII. The volunteer and militia forces

shall, in all cases, except treason, felony and breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest

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The General Assembly shall have power to regulate by law, not in

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during their attendance at musters, parades and elections, and in going to and returning from the same.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE. 11. I. All elections ought to be free; and

every inhabitant of the State, having the proper qualifications, has equal right to elect and be elected into office.

MONTANA. 5. III. All elections shall be free and

open; and no power, civil or military, shall at any time interfere to prevent the free exercise of

the right of suffrage. 4. IX. Electors shall, in all cases, except

treason, felony, or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections, and in going to and re

turning therefrom. 5. IX. No elector shall be obliged to per

form military duty on the days of election, except in time of war or public danger.

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NORTH CAROLINA. 28. I. For redress of grievances, and for

amending and strengthening the laws, elections should be often held.

NORTH DAKOTA. 123. V. Electors shall in all cases, except

treason, felony, breach of the peace, or illegal voting, be privileged from arrest on the days of election during their attendance at, going to and returning from such election, and elector shall be obliged to perform milltary duty on the day of election, except in time of war or public darger.

OREGON. 13. II. In all cases, except treason, fel

ony, and breach of the peace, electors shall be free from arrest in going to elections, during their attendance there, and in returning from the same; and no elector shall be obliged to do duty in the militia on any day of election, except in time of war or public danger.

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PENNSYLVANIA. 5. I. Elections shall be free and equal;

and no power, civil or military, shall at any time interfere to prevent the free exercise of the

right of suffrage. 30. IV. In all elections to be made by the

Legislature, the members thereof shall vote viva voce, and their votes shall be entered on the journal.

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Sec. Art. 5. VII. Electors shail, in all cases, except treason, felony and breach of surety of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance on elections, and in

going and returning therefrom. 10. VIII. In trials of contested elections, and in proceedings for the Investigation of elections, no person shall be permitted to withhold his testimony upon the ground that it may criminate himself or subject him to public infamy; but such testimony shall not alterwards be used against him in any judicial proceeding except for perjury in giving such testimony.

Sec. Art. 5. XV. The militia shall in (all) cases,

except treason, felony, or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at muster and elections, and in going to and returning from the same,

TENNESSEE. 3. IV. Electors shall, in all cases except

treason, felony or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections, and in going to and returning therefrom.

TEXAS 5. VI. Voters shall, in all cases, except

treason, felony or breach of the peace, be privileged from arrest during their attendance at elections, and in going to and returning therefrom.

SOUTE CAROLINA. 6. VIII. Electors shall in all cases, except treason, felony or breach of the peace, he privileged from errest and civil process during their attendance at elections, and in going to and returning from the same.

SOUTH DAKOTA. 5. VII. Electors shall, in all cases, except treason, felony or breach of the Deare, be privileged from arrest durng their attendance at elections and in going to and returning from the same. And no elector shall be obliged to do military duty on the days of election, except in time of war or public danger.

VIRGINIA. 8. I. That all elections ought to be free,

and that all men having sufficient evidence of paramount common interest with, and attachment

to, the

community, have the right of suffrage, and cannot be taxed or deprived of their property for public uses without their own consent or that of their representatives so elected, or bound by any law to which they have not in like man

assented for the public good. 4. III. No voter, during the time of hold

ing any election at which he is entitled to vote, shall be compelled to perform military service, except in time of war or public danger, to work upon public roads or to attend any court as suitor, juror or witness; and no voter shall be subject to

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The volunteer and military forces shall in ail cases (except treason, felony and breach of the peace) be privileged from arrest during their attendance at muster and the election of officers, and in going to and returning from the same.

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