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ABSTRACT OF VOTES CAST ON THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT, ADDING ARTICLE XX, TO THE CONSTITUTION OF COLORADO, AT THE GENERAL ELECTION IN 1902.
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ABSTRACT OF VOTES CAST ON THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT, ADDING ARTICLE XX, TO THE CONSTITUTION OF COLORADO, AT THE GENERAL ELECTION IN 1902-Concluded.
For Amendment to Constitution Adding Article XX., Votes..
UNITED STATES SENATORS FOR COLORADO.
JEROME B. CHAFFEE, elected November 14, 1876, term expired March, 1879. HENRY M. TELLER, elected November 14, 1876, term expired March, 1877. HENRY M. TELLER, re-elected December 9, 1876, for full term of six years. NATHANIEL P. HILL, elected January 9, 1879, for full term of six years, to succeed Chaffee.
GEORGE M. CHILCOTT, appointed by Governor Pitkin, April 11, 1882, for unexpired term of Teller, appointed secretary of the interior.
H. A. W. TABOR, elected January 26, 1883, for unexpired term of Teller, consisting of thirty days.
THOMAS M. BOWEN, elected January 26, 1883, for full term, to succeed Teller.
HENRY M. TELLER, re-elected January 21, 1891, for full term.
TERRITORIAL DELEGATES TO CONGRESS.
HIRAM P. BENNETT, elected December 2, 1861.
REPRESENTATIVES IN CONGRESS FROM STATE OF
JAMES B. BELFORD, elected October 3, 1876, for unexpired term of Fortyfourth Congress.
THOMAS M. PATTERSON, elected November 7, 1876, as a member of the Forty-fifth Congress.
JAMES B. BELFORD, re-elected October 1, 1878.
JAMES B. BELFORD, re-elected November 2, 1880.
JOHN C. BELL, Second district, elected November 8, 1892.
GOVERNORS OF COLORADO.
WILLIAM GILPIN, 1861, May, 1862. JOHN EVANS, May, 1862-October, 1865.
ALEXANDER CUMMINGS, October,
A. C. HUNT, May, 1867-June, 1869.
SAMUEL H. ELBERT, April, 1873-
EDWARD M. McCOOK, July, 1874-
JOHN L. ROUTT, March, 1875-Jan-
FRED W. PITKIN, January, 1879-
JAMES B. GRANT, January, 1883-
BENJ. H. EATON, January, 1885-
ALVA ADAMS, January, 1887--Jan-
JOB A. COOPER, January, 1889-
JOHN L. ROUTT, 1891-1893.
CHARLES S. THOMAS, 1899-1901.
TERRITORIAL SESSIONS, 1861-1876.
Territory of Colorado (formerly embraced in territory of Kansas) was organized February 26, 1861. William Gilpin, governor.
First legislative assembly was held at Denver, beginning September 9,
Second legislative assembly convened at Colorado City, July 7, 1862, and adjourned to Denver July 11, 1862, where it remained in session until adjourned sine die.
Third legislative assembly convened at Golden City, February 1, 1864, and adjourned to Denver on February 4, 1864, where the remainder of the session was held. John Evans, governor.
Fourth legislative assembly was begun and held at Golden City, commencing January 2, 1865. John Evans, governor.
Fifth legislative assembly begun at Golden, January 1, 1866, adjourned to
Denver, January 2, 1866. Alexander Cummings, governor.
Sixth legislative assembly convened at Golden on December 3, 1866. Alexander Cummings, governor.
Seventh legislative assembly convened at Golden City, December 2, 1867, adjourned to Denver, December 9, 1867. Frank Hall, secretary and acting governor. At this session an act was passed and approved December 9, 1867, locating seat of state government at Denver, Colorado.
Eighth legislative assembly convened at Denver, January 3, 1870. Edward M. McCook, governor.
Ninth legislative assembly convened at Denver, January 1, 1872, Edward M. McCook, governor.
Tenth legislative assembly convened at Denver, January 5, 1874. S. H.
Eleventh and last territorial assembly convened at Denver, January 3, 1876. John L. Routt, governor.
The Constitution adopted at the constitutional convention, March 14, 1876, designated Denver as seat of government until same had been permanently located by popular vote. Denver was chosen as the seat of government at the election held November 8, 1881.
PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF COLORADO.
Whereas, The Ninth General Assembly of the state of Colorado passed an act, approved April 7, 1893, entitled "An act to submit to the qualified electors of the state the question of extending the right of suffrage to women of lawful age, and otherwise qualified, according to the provisions of article VII., section 2, of the Constitution of Colorado;" and,
Whereas, The said question, as provided in section 2 of said act, was submitted to the qualified voters of the state of Colorado at the general election held on Tuesday, November 7, 1893; and,
Whereas, After canvass of the official returns of said election by the state canvassing board, it appeared that of the votes cast,
35,798 votes were cast for "Equal Suffrage Approved" and
and that the majority for "Equal Suffrage Approved" was 6,347 votes.
Now, therefore, I, Davis H. Waite, governor of Colorado, do hereby proclaim, as provided in section 5 of said act, that every female person, a resident of Colorado, shall be entitled to vote at all elections in the same manner in all respects as male persons, and subject to the same qualifications.