Live Free or Die

February 1975
National Review;2/14/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p152
This article focuses on a controversy related to the 1974 senatorial elections in New Hampshire. It is reported that in the beginning the forces of darkness in one party and the forces of light in the other chose, respectively, the two major candidates. It was stated that the voters had not casted uncontroversial ballots. But when the issue went to the State Ballot Law Commission, it was found that the election was fairly conducted. The controversy went to Washington where the Senators believed that the Constitution makes them the ultimate judges of elections, returns, and qualifications of their fellow members. It also refers to the passage of a special bill authorizing a special reelection should the Senate declare the seat vacant.


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