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Application of the Louisiana State Legislature and Governor for a Convention to Propose a Constitutional Amendment, November 25, 1907

Application of the Louisiana State Legislature and Governor for a Convention to Propose a Constitutional Amendment, November 25, 1907

This application from the governor and state legislature of Louisiana for a constitutional convention specifically cites Congress's failure to propose an amendment for direct election. Louisiana was one of many states that hoped that the never used convention method of proposing constitutional amendments would enable them to successfully bypass the reluctant Congress.

Petitions referred to the Committee on Privileges and Elections (SEN 60A-J119) Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46

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