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At a meeting of the Senior class held in Lower Massachusetts last evening the constitution of the new Student Council was ratified by a vote of 87 to 29. The following nine men were elected to the Council: A. Sweetser, S. B. Steel, A. Beane, H. Jaques, Jr., R. C. Floyd, G. R. Harding, P. D. Smith, R. Hornblower, J. G. B. Perkins.
It was also voted that the president should appoint a committee to make arrangements for the class buttons and a committee of five to make the nominations for Class Day officers.
The schedule of elections as drawn up is as follows:
Friday, December 9.--List of nominations and voters posted.
Monday, December 12.--Time for petitions for additions to voters' list closes at 7 P. M.
Monday, December 12.--Time for additional nominations for class officers closes at 7 P. M.
Wednesday, December 14.--Voting for class officers in the Lodge at the Class of '77 Gate.
Saturday, December 17.--Time for additional nominations for Class Day Committees and Secretary closes at 7 P. M.
Monday, December 19.--Voting for Class Day Committees and Secretary in the Lodge at the Class of '77 Gate.
The rules for election are as follows:
1. There shall be no election of a President or a Vice-President, but the First Marshal shall act as the Class President, and the Second Marshal as the Vice-President until Class Day, and the permanent Secretary as Class Secretary.
2. The Australian ballot system shall be used.
3. The officers, namely: Marshals, Treasurer, Orator, Ivy Orator, Poet, Odist, and Chorister, shall be elected on Wednesday, December 14, and the committees and Secretary on Monday, December 19.
4. The polls shall be open from 8 A. M. to 6 P. M. each election day in the Lodge at the Class of '77 Gate.
5. Voters. (a) All men who are candidates for the degrees of A.B. or S.B. in 1911; all men who have received or will receive their degree as of the class of 1911; and all men who are fourth-year special students shall be eligible to vote. But no man who has voted in any previous Class Day election shall be eligible to vote. In addition, men now in the University not included under any of these classifications, who entered with the class of 1911, and who are not officially registered with the class of 1911, may, on petition, vote.
(b)A provisional list of voters compiled by the Nominating Committee will be posted at the Union, Leavitt and Peirce's, Memorial Hall, Randall Hall, Gore Hall, sever Hall, and the CRIMSON office, on Friday, December 9.
(c) Any man whose name is not on the list of voters compiled by the Nominating Committee may petition the Committee, and such petitions shall be passed on finally by the Committee. Petitions must be placed in a box provided for the purpose in the CRIMSON office, before 7 P. M., Monday, December 12.
6. (a) Additional nominations must be made by petitions to the Nominating Committee signed by 25 eligible voters. Additional nominations of officers will be received until 7 P. M., Monday, December 12, and for Committees and Secretary, until 7 P. M., Saturday, December 17. All petitions must be placed in the box provided for the purpose in the CRIMSON office.
(b) The provisional list of nominations will be published in the CRIMSON of Friday, December 9. The final list of nominations for officers will be published in the CRIMSON of Wednesday, December 14. The final list of nominations for Committees and Secretary will be published in the CRIMSON of Monday, December 19.
(c) No person may run for more than one office or Committee on the same day. Any candidate falling of election to an office is eligible for nomination to a Committee or Secretaryship, such nominations to be made by the Nominating Committee or on petition of 25 eligible voters. Such petitions must be placed in a box provided for that purpose in the CRIMSON office before 7 P. M., Saturday, December 17.
7. (a) Every elector shall vote for three candidates for Marshals, indicating his preference for First Marshal. Of the three elected, that candidate receiving the highest number of votes for First Marshal shall be declared First Marshal; of the other two elected that one whose total vote is higher shall be Second Marshal, and the other one the Third Marshal.
(b) Every elector shall vote for two candidates for the Class Committee, three for the Photograph Committee, and seven for the Class Day Committee. The two--candidates receiving the highest number of votes for the Photograph Committee, and the seven candidates receiving the highest number of votes for the Class Day Committee shall be declared elected. Each Committee shall elect it own chairman.
(c) It any office or position becomes vacant for any reason, the vacancy shall be filled by that candidate who shall have received the next highest number of votes for that office or Committee.
8. Every ballot not containing the required number of names for Marshals or the respective Committees shall be invalid for the Marshals or that Committee.
9. (a) The Treasurer shall be a regular member of the Class Committee. The three Marshals and the Secretary shall be ex-offices members of the Class Committee.
(b) The Marshals, Secretary and Treasurer shall have the right to vote at meetings of the Class Day Committee. At meetings of the class after Class Day the First Marshal shall preside, and in his absence the Second Marshal, and in the absence of the Second Marshal the Third Marshal.
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