SEVENTIETH CONGRESS . SEss . I . CH. 859. 1928 . Vol . 24, p . 373, amend- their votes on the first Wednesday in January next following their ed U. S. Code, p.19.
appointment at such place in each State as the legislature of such State shall direct . Certificates of elee-
SE C. 2. That it shall be the duty of the executives of each State, for to be sent by State executive by registered as soon as practicable after the conclusion of the appointment of the mail to Secretary of State of the United electors in such State by the final ascertainment, under and in S Vol . 24, p .373, amend- pursuance of the laws of such State providing for such ascertainment, ed.
to communicate by registered mail under the seal of the State to u. S. Code, p.19. the Secretary of State of the United States a certificate of such ascertainment of the electors appointed, setting forth the names of such electors and the canvass or other ascertainment under the laws of such State of the number of votes given or cast for each person Delivery of sic dupli- for whose appointment any and all votes have been given or cast ; cates to the electors . and it shall also thereupon be the duty of the executive of each State to deliver to the electors of such State, on or before the day on which they are required by section 1 of this Act to meet, six duplicates original of the same certificate under the seal of the State ; and if there shall have been any final determination in a State in the manner provided for by law of a controversy or contest concerning the appointment of all or any of the electors of such State, it shall be the duty of the executive of such State, as soon as practicable after such determination, to communicate under the seal of the State to the Secretary of State of the United States a certificate of such determination in form and manner as the same shall have re Preservation . by see- been made ; and the certificate or certificates so received by the Secretary of State shall be preserved by him for one year and shall be a part of the public records of his office and shall be open to Transmission of cop- public inspection ; and the Secretary of State of the United States ies to Congress .
at the first meeting of Congress thereafter shall transmit to the two Houses of Congress copies in full of each and every such Certificates of votes certificate so received at the State Department . of electors to be signed .
SEC. 3 . That the electors shall make and sign six certificates of amended . e e.138, p.23, all the votes given by them, each of which certificates shall contain u. S. Code, p.19.
two distinct lists, one of the votes for President and the other of the votes for Vice President, and shall annex to each of the certificates one of the lists of the electors which shall have been furnished to Disposition o f eleo- them by direction of the executive of the State . toral certificates .
SEC . 4 . That the electors shall dispose of the certificates so made it.S.,sec.140,p.23, amended .
by them and the lists attached thereto in the following manner : To President of the
They shall fort hwith forward by registered mail one of . LT.S.Code,p.19 .
the same to the President of the Senate at the seat of government . Two to secretary of state of the State . Second . Two of the same shall be delivered to the secretary of state of the State, one of which shall be held subject to the order of the President of the Senate, the other to be preserved by him for one year and shall be a part of the public records of his office and Two by re gistered shall be open to public inspection . mail to the Se cretary of Third . On the day thereafter they shall forward by registered State, at Washington, one of which for the mail two of such certif icates and l ists to the S ecreta ry of State at President of the Senate . Preservation of the the seat of government, one of which shall be held subject to the other.
order of the President of the Senate . The other shall be preserved by the Secretary of State for one year and shall be a part of the one to judg e of dis- public records of his office and shall be open to public inspection . 1 trict court.
Fourth . They shall forthwith cause the other of the certificates and lists to be delivered to the judge of the district in which the if no certificate electors shall have assembled . received by third SEC . 5 . That when no certificate of vote and list mentioned in this Wednesday e male for Act from any State shall have been received by the President of one from secretary of the Senate or by the Secretary of State by the third Wednesday state of the state .
in the month of January after the meeting of the electors shall have been held, the President of the Senate or, if he be absent from the