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Resolutions of the Utah State Legislature and Governor, March 6, 1897

Resolutions of the Utah State Legislature and Governor, March 6, 1897

This petition from the governor and state legislature of Utah lists many of the essential reasons usually presented for supporting direct election. The reasons cited include deadlocked senate elections in state legislatures, corruption and bribery of state lawmakers, and expanding national populist sentiment.

Petitions referred to the Committee on Privileges and Elections (SEN 55A-J29) Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46

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