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Committee: House Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigate
Title: Part I
Library Catalog Title: Journal.
Subjects: Bribery | Election administration | Election fraud | Election laws | Prohibition |
Library Call Number: LAW-TEX 32ND LEG. 1ST C.S. 1911 V.2
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [300 pages  File size: 19,520 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether there were any poll taxes illegally paid or receipts or exemption certificates illegally issued within this State, and, if so, how and by whom.
2. Investigate and determine and report to the House all violations and evasions of the election laws of this State, including the method and manner, and by whom.
3. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether money was corruptly and unlawfully used to influence the result of the election held July 22, 1911, and if so, how and by whom.
4. Investigate and determine and report to the House the amount of money used to influence the result of said election; the amount spent by a State, county, precinct headquarters or organization; the parties involved in the transaction; and how the money was used.
5. Investigate and determine whether or not a conspiracy or agreement was entered into by and between any persons or corporations to corrupt the electorate and debauch the ballot box.
6. Investigate all the charges heretofore referred to in the preamble of this resolution in so far as such investigation will elicit information which will enable the Legislature to amend and strengthen the present laws and pass new laws to detect and punish fraud, and preserve the purity of the ballot box.
7. Investigate whether there exists in this State an organization of any kind furnishing or expending money to improperly influence elections or legislation such as would contravene sound public policy, and what legislation may be necessary to remedy such evils.
Committee: House Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigate
Title: Part II
Subjects: Bribery | Election administration | Election fraud | Election laws | Prohibition |
Library Call Number: LAW-TEX 32ND LEG. 1ST C.S. 1911 V.2
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [320 pages  File size: 21,253 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether there were any poll taxes illegally paid or receipts or exemption certificates illegally issued within this State, and, if so, how and by whom.
2. Investigate and determine and report to the House all violations and evasions of the election laws of this State, including the method and manner, and by whom.
3. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether money was corruptly and unlawfully used to influence the result of the election held July 22, 1911, and if so, how and by whom.
4. Investigate and determine and report to the House the amount of money used to influence the result of said election; the amount spent by a State, county, precinct headquarters or organization; the parties involved in the transaction; and how the money was used.
5. Investigate and determine whether or not a conspiracy or agreement was entered into by and between any persons or corporations to corrupt the electorate and debauch the ballot box.
6. Investigate all the charges heretofore referred to in the preamble of this resolution in so far as such investigation will elicit information which will enable the Legislature to amend and strengthen the present laws and pass new laws to detect and punish fraud, and preserve the purity of the ballot box.
7. Investigate whether there exists in this State an organization of any kind furnishing or expending money to improperly influence elections or legislation such as would contravene sound public policy, and what legislation may be necessary to remedy such evils.
Committee: House Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigate
Title: Part III
Library Catalog Title: Journal.
Subjects: Bribery | Election administration | Election fraud | Election laws | Prohibition |
Library Call Number: LAW-TEX 32ND LEG. 1ST C.S. 1911 V.2
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [224 pages  File size: 14,216 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether there were any poll taxes illegally paid or receipts or exemption certificates illegally issued within this State, and, if so, how and by whom.
2. Investigate and determine and report to the House all violations and evasions of the election laws of this State, including the method and manner, and by whom.
3. Investigate and determine and report to the House whether money was corruptly and unlawfully used to influence the result of the election held July 22, 1911, and if so, how and by whom.
4. Investigate and determine and report to the House the amount of money used to influence the result of said election; the amount spent by a State, county, precinct headquarters or organization; the parties involved in the transaction; and how the money was used.
5. Investigate and determine whether or not a conspiracy or agreement was entered into by and between any persons or corporations to corrupt the electorate and debauch the ballot box.
6. Investigate all the charges heretofore referred to in the preamble of this resolution in so far as such investigation will elicit information which will enable the Legislature to amend and strengthen the present laws and pass new laws to detect and punish fraud, and preserve the purity of the ballot box.
7. Investigate whether there exists in this State an organization of any kind furnishing or expending money to improperly influence elections or legislation such as would contravene sound public policy, and what legislation may be necessary to remedy such evils.
Committee: Senate Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigation of
Title: Part I
Library Catalog Title: Proceedings of the Senate Investigating Committee.
Subjects: Citizenship | Election fraud | Prohibition |
Library Call Number: LAW-TEX 32ND LEG. 1ST C.S. 1911 V.2
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [322 pages  File size: 23,813 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate the amount of money used by person or persons representing any organization or associations of persons, or representative of such in promoting or favoring as well as those opposing the prohibition amendment to the Constitution on July 22, 1911. Investigate how such money was used, by whom, from whom collected, by whom contributed, and for what purpose paid out, and to whom including all matters in connection with the use and expenditure of such money. *
2. Investigate the fraudulent issuance of poll tax receipts, if any, and the unlawful payment thereof, or the use thereof, and the evasions, if any, of the provisions of the election law to prevent illegal and corrupt voting. *
3. Investigate any frauds committed in procuring naturalization papers, of filing declarations of intention of becoming citizens *
4. Investigate any illegal voting in such election and any fraud committed, and the failure if any, of the officers of such election, or any county officers to comply with the election laws. *
5. Investigate what legislation, if any, is advisable to further safeguard elections against corruption, fraud, and improper influences. *
6. Investigate whether there exists in this state any organization or association expending money to improperly influence elections or legislation in this state, and the methods pursued by such organizations, if any, in the conduct of its operation including, the amount of money being collected by said organization, the purpose for which it is being collected and expended, and whether or not the monies are being expended in such a manner as to contravene sound public policy. Investigate what legislation many be necessary to remedy this. *
7. Report generally on such legislation that may be necessary to correct any or all of these evils in relation to the matters under investigation. *
Committee: Senate Prohibition Amendment Election held July 22, 1911, Investigation of
Title: Part II
Library Catalog Title: Proceedings of the Senate Investigating Committee.
Subjects: Citizenship | Election fraud | Prohibition |
Library Call Number: LAW-TEX 32ND LEG. 1ST C.S. 1911 V.2
Session: 32nd R.S. (1911)
Online version: View report [305 pages  File size: 23,520 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate the amount of money used by person or persons representing any organization or associations of persons, or representative of such in promoting or favoring as well as those opposing the prohibition amendment to the Constitution on July 22, 1911. Investigate how such money was used, by whom, from whom collected, by whom contributed, and for what purpose paid out, and to whom including all matters in connection with the use and expenditure of such money. *
2. Investigate the fraudulent issuance of poll tax receipts, if any, and the unlawful payment thereof, or the use thereof, and the evasions, if any, of the provisions of the election law to prevent illegal and corrupt voting. *
3. Investigate any frauds committed in procuring naturalization papers, of filing declarations of intention of becoming citizens *
4. Investigate any illegal voting in such election and any fraud committed, and the failure if any, of the officers of such election, or any county officers to comply with the election laws. *
5. Investigate what legislation, if any, is advisable to further safeguard elections against corruption, fraud, and improper influences. *
6. Investigate whether there exists in this state any organization or association expending money to improperly influence elections or legislation in this state, and the methods pursued by such organizations, if any, in the conduct of its operation including, the amount of money being collected by said organization, the purpose for which it is being collected and expended, and whether or not the monies are being expended in such a manner as to contravene sound public policy. Investigate what legislation many be necessary to remedy this. *
7. Report generally on such legislation that may be necessary to correct any or all of these evils in relation to the matters under investigation. *

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

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