Article 1, Section 4. Clause 1. The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof; but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations, except as to the Places of chusing Senators. The Constitution generally leaves it up to the states to organize congressional elections, but gives Congress the power to set new rules for federal elections as it sees fit.
appears as Article X, Section 9(b) of this Constitution, infra, was approved by a vote of 504,315 to 261,220. Proposal No. 4, which appears as Article X, Section 9(c) of this Constitution, infra, was approved by a vote of 484,274 to 265,784. (These figures do not include a small number of ballots whose validity depended on the