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Part two The Rhode Island Constitution and Commentary, Art.IV Of Qualification for Office

From: The Rhode Island State Constitution

Patrick T. Conley, Robert G. Flanders, Jr.

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 July 2021

This article appeared as VIII, “Of Elections,” in the original 1843 constitution. Sections 1 through 9 were annulled in November 1900 by Article of Amendment XI, Section 12, along with any amendments to Article VIII that were inconsistent with the 1900 enactment. Prior articles of amendment that were not inconsistent (e.g., Article of Amendment X, 1893 [plurality elections] were retained, and subsequent changes (viz., Articles of Amendment XVI, 1911 [biennial elections]; XVIII, 1928 [biennial voter registration], XXXVIII, Section 2, 1973 [campaign financial...
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