Past As Present: The Last Dead Heat in the State Senate, 100 Years Ago

New York State Bar Association Journal, January 2009, Vol. 81, No. 1

6 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2018

Date Written: January 1, 2009

Abstract

This paper explores the most recent significant tie vote in the New York State Senate in 1908. It considers the implications for horse racing in New York State and the powers of the Lieutenant Governor.

Note: Reprinted with permission from the New York State Bar Association Journal, January 2009, Vol. 81, No. 1, published by the New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207.

Keywords: Casting Vote, Lieutenant Governor, Horse Racing, New York State Senate, Charles Evans Hughes

Suggested Citation

Liebman, Bennett, Past As Present: The Last Dead Heat in the State Senate, 100 Years Ago (January 1, 2009). New York State Bar Association Journal, January 2009, Vol. 81, No. 1. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3191277

Bennett Liebman (Contact Author)

Albany Law School ( email )

80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
United States

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