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6 mos. Idiots, lunatics, paupers, felons, soldiers and sailors of U. S.
Aliens, women and minors (women taxpayers, 18 years of age, vote on school matters). Soldiers or sailors stationed in the State,
Paupers, lunatics, and persons convicted of treason, felony, or bribery in an election. Persons under guardianship, lunatics, convicted of treason or felony, unless restored
THE registration of voters is required in the States of Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia and Wyoming.
In Georgia registration is required in most counties by local law, and in South Dakota in a few counties.
In Kansas registration is required in cities of the first and second class, in Nebraska in cities of and over 2,500 inhabitants, in North Dakota in cities of over 3,000 and in Ohio in cities of not less than 9,000 inhabitants.
In Illinois registration is required for cities and general elections in the State.
In Missouri it is required in cities of 100,000 inhabitants, in Wisconsin in cities having 3,000 inhabitants and over, and in Kentucky having 5,000 inhabitants and over.
In New York it is required in all cities and in all incorporated villages of over 7,000 inhabitants.
In Rhode Island non-taxpayers are required to register yearly before December 31.
The registration of voters is not required in the States of Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky, Oregon and Tennessee. It is prohibited in Arkansas, Texas and West Virginia by Constitutional provision.
COUNTY BOUNDARIES AND CONGRESSIONAL
ANALYSIS OF THE ELECTORAL, POPULAR, AND COUNTY VOTE, 1872-1892.
Electoral Vote.-In 1872 Grant (R.) received 10 votes; 1876, Tilden (D.), 10; 1880, Hancock (D.), 10; 1884, Cleveland (D.), 10; 1888, Cleveland (D.), 10. There will be 11 votes in 1892.
Total State Vote.-1872, 169,716; 1876, 170,232; 1880, 151,507; 1884, 153,489; 1888, 174,100; 1890 (Gov.), 183,841.
Pluralities.-1872, 10,828 (R.); 1876, 33,772 (D.); 1880, 34,509 (D.); 1884, 33,829 (D.); 1888, 61,123 (D.); 1890, 97,470 (D.).
Increase in the Popular Vote.-The increase in the popular vote since 1872 is 14,125.
New Counties.—Chilton, Cullman and Lamar Counties have been formed since 1872.
Variations in County Vote, 1884-1888.-The following variations are noted:
Variations in County Vote since 1888.-Variations as under are recorded,
considering only the vote for President in 1888 as compared
From the above it may be noted that five counties changed sides in 1888 and four in 1890-Franklin County having changed twice. Choctaw has given a gradually increasing Democratic plurality since 1872, as follows: 506, 516, 530, 597, 760, 769. Although many counties have given Democratic pluralities without a break, no other county than the one mentioned has a gradually ascending record since 1872.
No. of Counties.-The total number of counties, 1890, is 66.
Population.-The population of the State, 1880, was 1,262,505; 1890, 1,513,
The five most populous counties are: Jefferson (88,501); Montgomery (56,172); Mobile (51,587); Dallas (49,350); and Madison (38,119).
For Congressional and city figures see Appendix.