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Sec.24. No officer, soldier, seaman or marine of the United
2 States army or navy shall be deemed to have gained a residence 3 as to the right of suffrage, in the State, or in any county, 4 city or town thereof, by reason of being stationed therein; nor 5 shall an inmate of any charitable institution or a student in any 6 institution of learning, be regarded as having either gained or 7 lost a residence, as to the right of suffrage, by reason of his lo- 8 cation or sojourn in such institution Sec. 26. Any person who, in respect to age or residence, 2 would be qualified to vote at the next election, shall be admitted 3 to registration, notwithstanding that at the time thereof he is 4 not so qualified, and shall be entitled to vote at said election 5 if then qualified under the provisions of this Constitution. Sec. 29. No voter, during the time of holding any election 2 at which he is entitled to vote, shall be compelled to perform 3 military service, except in time of war or public danger; to 4 attend any court as suitor, juror, or witness; and no voter shall 5 be subject to arrest under any civil process during his attend- 6 ance at election or in going to or returning therefrom. Sec. 32. Every person qualified to vote shall be eligible to
2 any office of the State, or of any county, city, town or other 3 subdivision of the State, wherein he resides, expect as otherwise 4 provided in this Constitution, and except that this provision 5 as to residence shall not apply to any office elective by the Peo- 6 ole where the law provides otherwise. Men and women eighteen 7 years of age shall be eligible to the office of notary public, and 8 qualified to execute the bonds required of them in that capacity.
Sec. 35. No person shall vote at any legalized primary elec-
2 tion for the nomination of any candidate for office unless he is 3 at the time registered and qualified to vote at the next suc- 4 seeding election. Sec. 38. After the first day of January, nineteen hundred 2 and four, the treasurer of each county and city shall, at least 3 five months before each regular election, file with the clerk of 4 the circuit court of his county, or of the corporation court of 5 his city, a list of all persons in his county or city, who have 6 paid not later than six months prior to such election, the State 7 poll taxes required by this constitution during the three years 8 next preceding that in which such election is held; which list 9 shall be arranged alphabetically, by magisterial districts or 10 wards, shall state the white and colored persons separately, and 11 shall be verified by the oath of the treasurer. The clerk, within 12 ten days from the receipt of the list, shall make and certify a