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House Committee on Privileges, Suffrage and Elections - 41st R.S. (1929)

Committee Members
Ed R. Sinks, Chair
Cecil Storey, Vice Chair
Selby Evans Barnett
Thomas R. Bond
Edwin Donald Dunlap
Harry Newton Graves
James Wright Harper
Charles Harraway Jenkins
Jack Keller
Green Young Lee
Jacob Jackson Loy
Luke Mankin
Edward Thad Murphy
Bowen Pope
Phillip Luther Sanders
Edgar Poe Shelton
J. Lewis Thompson
Henry Albert Turner
John Holland Veatch
Simeon Rufus Williams
Dewey Young
Charges
• Investigate the contest between E.M. Smith and W.R. Montgomery for the seat from Hidalgo County.*
• Examine contest between H.H. Wallace and A.S. Johnson for the office of Representative for the Thirty-second Legislative District.*

Note:
Appointed subcommittee to go to Hidalgo County and investigate the charges in Smith/Montgomery election. Subcommittee consisted of Rep. Storey, chair, Rep. Barnett, Rep. Mankin, Rep. Murphy, Rep. Sanders, Rep. Turner, and Rep. Williams of Sabine. H.J. of Tex., 41st R.S., 293 (1929)
Includes communication from the Attorney General concerning the powers of the subcommittee. H.J. of Tex., 41st Leg., R.S., 391 (1929)
Includes information on protest of the committee's action in the Smith/Montgomery election by some of the citizens of Hidalgo County. H.J. of Tex., 41st Leg., R.S., (1929)
Wallace v. Johnson: Majority report signed by Sinks, Storey, Young, Mankin, Murphy, Graves of Williamson, Bond, Barnett, Lee, Sanders, Keller, Thompson, Turner, Dunlap, Veatch, and Williams of Sabine. Minority report signed by Harper, Loy, Opoe of Jones, Jenkins, Shelton, and Hays. H.J. of Tex., 41st Leg., R.S., 253 (1929)

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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