Canvass of vote--Filing with county clerks or auditors.
Within five days after said
election the several boards of county canvassers provided by law for the canvassing of the results
of the election, shall make and certify to the secretary of the territory of Dakota the true and
correct return of the total number of votes cast for the Constitution, and against the Constitution,
of the number of votes cast for and against "prohibition," and the number of votes cast for and
against "minority representation," and the number of votes cast for each city, town or place as the
"temporary seat of government," and of the number of votes cast for each person voted for at
such election, except county officers and members of the Legislature, and shall transmit the same
to the secretary of the territory of Dakota, by mail, and shall file with the county clerk or auditor
of each of said counties a duplicate and certified copy of said return.
Said board of county canvassers shall issue certificates of election to the persons who shall have
received the highest number of votes cast for the respective offices of judge of the county court, and
representatives in the Legislature, and for state senator or senators.