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  • The elections held under the new system proved a failure, the Christians refusing to go to the polls, and for the next five years Crete was governed absolutely by a succession of Mahommedan Valis.
  • It was at first rejected at the polls, but was finally ratified in November 1869 without the disfranchising clauses.
  • In addition to the ordinary general property tax, licences and polls, there are a tax on corporations and an income tax.
  • The Acro-th The fortifications were again demolished by the polls of the g ?'
  • The preliminaries of the elections of December 1905 and March 1906 being marked by frauds and injustice, the Liberals deserted the polls at those elections, and instead of appealing to judicial tribunals controlled by the Moderates, issued a manifesto of revolution on the 28th of July 1906.1 This insurrection rapidly assumed large proportions.

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