34-1504. Notice to governor — Vacancies, how filled. Each elector of president and vice-president of the United States shall, before the hour of twelve (12) o’clock on the day next preceding the day fixed by the law of Congress to elect a president and vice-president, give notice to the governor that he is at the seat of government and ready at the proper time to perform the duties of an elector; and the governor shall forthwith deliver to the electors present a certificate of all the names of the electors; and if any elector named therein fails to appear before nine (9) o’clock on the morning of the day of election of president and vice-president as aforesaid, the electors then present shall immediately proceed to elect, by ballot, in the presence of the governor, persons to fill such vacancies.
[(34-1504) 1890-1891, p. 57, sec. 112; reen. 1899, p. 66, sec. 2; am. R.C. & C.L., sec. 462; C.S., sec. 646; I.C.A., sec. 33-1404.]