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Del. Const. of 1776, art. XXVIII



28. To prevent any violence or force being used at the said elections, no persons shall come armed to any of them; and no muster of the militia shall be made on that day, nor shall any battalion or company give in their votes immediately succeeding each other, if any other voter who offers to vote objects thereto; nor shall any battalion or company in the pay of the continent, or of this or any other state, be suffered to remain at the time and place of holding the said elections, nor within one mile of the said places respectively, for twenty-four hours before the opening said elections, nor within twenty-tour hours after the fame are closed, so as in any manner to impede the freely and conveniently carrying on the said election: Provided always, that every elector may in a peaceable and orderly manner give in his vote on the said day of election.

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