Arizona Revised Statutes Enabling Act Sec. 21

Sec. 21. That when said constitution shall be formed, as aforesaid, the convention forming the same shall provide for the submission of said constitution to the people of Arizona for ratification at an election which shall be held on a day named by said convention not earlier than sixty nor later than ninety days after said convention adjourns, at which election the qualified voters of Arizona shall vote directly for or against said constitution and for or against any provisions thereof separately submitted.  The returns of said election shall be made by the election officers direct to the secretary of the Territory of Arizona at Phoenix, who, with the governor and chief justice of said Territory, shall constitute a canvassing board, and they or any two of them, shall meet at said city of Phoenix on the third Monday after said election and shall canvass the same.  If a majority of the legal votes cast at said election shall reject the constitution, the said canvassing board shall forthwith certify said result to the governor of said Territory together with the statement of votes cast upon the question of the ratification or rejection of said constitution and also a statement of the votes cast for or against such provisions thereof as were separately submitted to the voters at said election;  whereupon the governor of said Territory shall, by proclamation, order the constitutional convention to reassemble at a date not later than twenty days after the receipt by said governor of the documents showing the rejection of the constitution by the people, and thereafter a new constitution shall be framed and the same proceedings shall be taken in regard thereto in like manner as if said constitution were being originally prepared for submission and submitted to the people.

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