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Electing a constitution

the Illinois citizen and the 1970 constitution

by JoAnna M. Watson

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Published by Published for the Institute of Government and Public Affairs by the University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Illinois. Constitutional Convention, 1969-1970,
    • Constitutional history -- Illinois

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJoAnna M. Watson.
      SeriesStudies in Illinois constitution making
      ContributionsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Institute of Government and Public Affairs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFI1601 1970.A29 W37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 138 p. :
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4421809M
      ISBN 100252004582
      LC Control Number79026224

      Get this from a library! Electing a constitution: the Illinois citizen and the constitution. [JoAnna M Watson; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Institute of Government and Public Affairs.]. Per Arti Section 10(c) - Interpretations of the Constitution, the "Local Union Election Committee is obligated, in the preparation for an election required by the nion to be conducted by the Local U Election Committee, to consult and cooperate with the Officers of the ocal L Union in establishing the procedures for such election.

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