The seat of Government shall be at Carson City, but no appropriation for the erection or purchase of Capitol buildings shall be made during the next three Years[.] Territorial Governor Nye mandated that the first territorial legislature meet in Carson City in 1861. The legislature designated Carson City as the capital at that time, and the 1864 constitution reaffirmed that decision, although some delegates had wanted to leave this designation to the first state legislature. This section has not been subject to legal interpretation. Members of the legislature, and...
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