paper, but no petitioner shall be counted except his residence
and postoffice address be designated. Such petition shall
state the name and residence of each of such candidates; that
he is legally qualified to held such office; that the subscribers
desire, and are legally qualified, to vote for such candidate;
and shall designate a brief name or title of the party or prin-
ciple which said candidates represent, together with any sim-
ple figure or device by which they shall be designated on the


  The certificate of nomination by a convention or pri-
marv election shall be in writing, and shall contain the name
of each person nominated, his residence and the office to
vihich he is nominated, and shall designate a title for the
party or principle which such convention or primary election
represents, to-ether with any simple figure or device by which
its list of candidates may be designated on the ballots: said
certificate shall be signed by the presiding officer and secre-
tarv of such convention, or bv the chairman and secretary of
the countv, city or district committee, who shall add to their
signatures their respective places of residence, and acknowl-
edge the same before an officer duly authorized to administer
oaths. If the certificate of nomination of any State Conven-
tion shall request that the figure or device selected by such
convention be used to designate the candidates of such party
on the ballots for all elections throu-hout the State such
figure or device shall be used until changed by request of a
subsequent State Convention of the same party. Such device
may be any appropriate symbol; but the coat of arms or seal
of the State, or of the United States, the National flag, or any
other emblem common to the people at large, shall not be
used as such device. A certificate of such acknowledgment
shall be appended to such instrument. In case of death, res-
ignation or removal of any candidate subsequent to nomina-
tion, unless a supplemental certificate or petition of nomina-
tion be filed, the chairman of the State, county or city district
committee shall fill such vacancy. Certificates and petitions
of nomination of candidates for all offices to be filled by the