Definition of Canvassers

1. Noun. (plural of canvasser) ¹

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Definition of Canvassers

1. canvasser [n] - See also: canvasser

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canvassers

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canyon live oak
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canyon treefrog

Literary usage of Canvassers

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1. Democracy and the Organization of Political Parties by Moisei Ostrogorski (1902)
"An Association with five thousand members and fifty canvassers is of less value than an Association of five hundred canvassers with no other adherents on ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1886)
"The Board of Canvassers met at the office of the Secretary of State on the 27th of November. A protest wa§ received from Charles II. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Public Offices and Officers by Floyd Russell Mechem (1890)
"If the canvassers neglect or refuse, without sufficient reason, ... It would be worse than absurd to allow a board of canvassers to defeat the popular will ..."

4. New Cases Selected Chiefly from Decisions of the Courts of the State of New York by Austin Abbott, James MacGregor Smith (1883)
"400,*—authorizing the writ to correct errors in the determination of boards of county canvassers,—the court has no greater power than the board itself, ..."

5. Civil Procedure Reports: Containing Cases Under the Code of Civil Procedure by New York (State), Henry Huffman Browne, Courts, Rufus Leonard Scott, James Manford Kerr, Percival Soloman Menken (1883)
"Mandamus—Should issue to compel Board of County Canvassers to tend back to inspectors of election, their return of an election, when it is incorrect. ..."

6. Jewett's Manual for Election Officers and Voters in the State of New York by Freeborn G. Jewett (1917)
"Organization of county hoard of canvassers. 431. Production of returns and tally sheets. „ 432. Correction of clerical errors in election district ..."

7. Annotated Consolidated Laws of the State of New York: As Amended to January by Clarence Frank Birdseye, Robert Cushing Cumming, Frank Bixby Gilbert, New York (State). (1916)
"County board of canvassers. § 431. New York elected as such within the county. The said county boards of canvassers shall also within their respective ..."

8. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1894)
"Governor's Election in New York, 1792—Jay and Clinton Candidates—Returns of Election from Otsego and Tioga Counties rejected by the Canvassers— Clinton ..."

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