During the sitting of this Assembly it was carried by a majority of seventy-five votes that Henderson should be transferred to Edinburgh.
It would get you a few votes for sheriff, I bet.
At the election of 1904 an amendment was adopted which provides that whenever 10% of the voters of the state, as shown by the votes of the last preceding election, express a wish that any law or resolution of the legislature shall be submitted to the people, the Act or Resolve shall be voted on at the next election of the state or county officers, and if a majority of the voters approve the measure it shall stand; otherwise, it shall become void.
Then there were the Scottish commissioners who, though without votes, took a leading part in the proceedings.
It was discovered, however, that no statute had ever been passed to carry this provision into effect, and the votes were rejected.