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electors of a county, or a division or district of the county, shall be filed with the County Court Clerk: Provided, how- ever, That if any political party entitled to nominate by con- vention shall in any case fail to do so, the names of all nomi- nees by petition for any office who shall be designated in their positions as members of, and candidates of. such party, shall be printed under the device and title on the ballots as if nom- inated by a convention. Certificates and petitions of nomina- tion of candidates for offices to be voted for by the electors of the State, other than members of the General Assembly, or of any division or district of the State exclusively, shall be filed with the Secretary of State. In the event two or more per- sons who have filed certificates of nomination with the said Secretary of State or County Clerk shall claim to be the nom- inee of the same political party the governing authority of said political party shall designate, in writing, to said Secre- tary of State and County Clerk which of said candidates shall be entitled to the party emblem: Provided, however, if there be two or more contending executive committees of the same party in the county or district, then that county or district executive committee which is recognized by the State govern- ing authority of such party, by the written certificate of the chairman thereof, shall be recognized by the County Clerk and Secretary of State. DESIGNATION OF DEVICE. Sec. 2. Not less than twenty (lays before the election of such officers as are required to file their certificate of nomina- tion with the Secretary of State said Secretary of State shall certify to the respective County Court Clerks of the various counties which are entitled under the law to participate in the election of the respective candidates, the niame and place of residence of each candidate for each respective office, as speci- fied in the certificates and petitions of nomination filed with him, and shall designate therein, subject to the provisions of this act, the device under which the group or list of candidates or candidate of each party shall be printed, in the order in which they shall be arranged on the ballot Provid'Ied, how- ever, Should a vacntyV occur in the General Assembly and a writ of election issued to fill said vacancy, the petition or