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Division of the

county of New York,

Third District—The Sixth, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Twelfth, Fourteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth wards of the city of Brooklyn, and the towns of Flatbush, Flatlands, Gravesend, New Lots and New Utrecht of the county of Kings.

Fourth District—The First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Thirteenth and Fourteenth wards of the city and county of New York.

Fifth District—The Eighth, Ninth, Fifteenth and Sixteenth wards of the city and county of New York.

Sixth District-The Tenth, Eleventh and Seventeenth wards of the city and county of New York.

Seventh District—The Eighteenth, Twentieth and Twentyfirst wards of the city and county of New York.

Eighth District—The Twelfth, Nineteenth and Twenty-second wards of the city and county of New York.

Ninth District-The counties of Westchester, Putnam and Rockland.

Tenth District—The counties of Orange and Sullivan.

Eleventh District-The counties of Dutchess and Columbia

Twelfth District-The counties of Rensselaer and Washington.

Thirteenth District-The county of Albany.

Fourteenth District-The counties of Greene and Ulster.

Fifteenth District—The counties of Saratoga, Montgomery, Fulton, Hamilton and Schenectady.

Sixteenth District-The counties of Warren, Essex and Clinton.

Seventeenth District-The counties of St. Lawrence and Franklin.

Eighteenth District—The counties of Jefferson and Lewis.

Nineteenth District—The county of Oneida.

Twentieth District — The counties of Herkimer and Otsego.

districts,

to be filed.

District number Three (3) number Four (4) number Five (5) Board of Superand number Six (6) shall consist of the city and county of New control i New York. And the board of supervisors of said city and county the country in to shall, on or before the first day of May, one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, divide the said city and county into the number of senate districts to which it is entitled, as near as may be, of an equal number of inhabitants, excluding aliens and persons of color not taxed, and consisting of convenient and contiguous territory; and no assembly district shall be divided in the formation of a senate district. The board of supervisors Certificat when they shall have completed such division, shall cause certificates thereof, stating the number and boundaries of each district, and the population thereof, to be filed in the office of the secretary of state, and of the clerk of the said city and county.

District number Seven (7) shall consist of the counties of Westchester, Putnam and Rockland.

District number Nine (9) shall consist of the counties of Orange and Sullivan.

District number Eight (8) shall consist of the counties of Dutchess and Columbia.

District number Twelve (12) shall consist of the county of Rensselaer.

District number Eleven (11) shall consist of the counties of Albany and Schenectady.

District number Ten (10) shall consist of the counties of Ulster and Greene.

District number Thirteen (13) shall consist of the counties of Washington and Saratoga.

District number Fourteen (14) shall consist of the counties of Warren, Essex and Clinton.

District number Fifteen (15) shall consist of the counties of St. Lawrence and Franklin.

District number Twenty-one (21) shall consist of the counties of Jefferson and Lewis.

District number Nineteen (19) shall consist of the county of Oneida.

District number Sixteen (16) shall consist of the counties of Herkimer, Hamilton, Fulton and Montgomery.

Twenty-first District—The counties of Oswego and Madison.

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Twenty-second District—The counties of Onondaga and Cortland.

Twenty-third District—The counties of Chenango, Delaware and Schoharie.

Twenty-fourth District—The counties of Broome, Tioga and Tompkins.

Twenty-fifth District—The counties of Cayuga and Wayne.

Twenty-sixth District—The counties of Ontario, Yates and Seneca.

Twenty-seventh District—The counties of Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben.

Twenty-eighth District—The county of Monroe.

Twenty-ninth District—The counties of Niagara, Orleans and Genesee.

Thirtieth District-The counties of Wyoming, Livingston and Allegany.

Thirty-first District—The county of Erie.

Senators first

elected

Thirty-second District—The counties of Chautauque and Cattaraugus.

The senators first elected under this constitution, in districts apportioned. bearing odd numbers, shall vacate their office at the end of two

years, and those elected in districts bearing eyen numbers, at the end of four years; and vacancies occurring by the expiration of term shall be filled by the election of senators for the full term.

SEC. 3. An enumeration of the inhabitants of the State shall and every ten be made, under the direction of the Legislature, in the year one

thousand eight hundred and seventy-five, and in every tenth year
thereafter; and the senate districts shall be so arranged by the

Legislature at the first session after the return of every enumera-
Senate districts, tion, that each district shall contain, as near as may be, an equal

number of inhabitants of the State, excluding aliens, and shall
consist of contiguous territory, and shall remain unaltered until
another enumeration. No county shall be divided in the forma-

Census to be

,

years.

how altered.

District number Twenty (20) shall consist of the counties of Madison and Oswego.

District number Twenty-two (22) shall consist of the county of Onondaga.

District number Seventeen (17) shall consist of the counties of Schoharie and Delaware.

District number Eighteen (18) shall consist of the counties of Otsego and Chenango.

District number Twenty-three (23) shall consist of the counties of Cortland, Broome and Tioga.

District number Twenty-four (24) shall consist of the counties of Cayuga and Wayne.

District number Twenty-five (25) shall consist of the counties of Tompkins, Seneca and Yates.

District number Twenty-six (26) shall consist of the counties of Steuben and Chemung.

District number Twenty-seven (27) shall consist of the county of Monroe.

District number Twenty-eight (28) shall consist of the counties of Orleans, Genesee and Niagara.

District number Twenty-nine (29) shall consist of the counties of Ontario and Livingston.

District number Thirty (30) shall consist of the counties of Allegany and Wyoming.

District number Thirty-one (31) shall consist of the county of Erie.

District number Thirty-two (32) shall consist of the counties of Chautauque and Cattaraugus.

Census to be taken in 1855, and every ten

years.

SEC. 4. An enumeration of the inhabitants of the State shall be taken under the direction of the Legislature, in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, and at the end of every ten years thereafter; and the said districts shall be so altered by the Legislature, at the first session after the return of every enumeration, that each senate district shall contain, as nearly as may be, an equal number of inhabitants, excluding aliens and persons of color not taxed; and shall remain unaltered until the return of another enumeration, and shall at all times consist of contiguous

Senate districts,

how altered,

A

tion of senate districts, unless it shall be entitled to two or more senators.

Assembly, num

ber of

SEC. 4. The Assembly shall consist of one hundred and thirtyChosen by coun- nine members, who shall be chosen by counties, and shall be

apportioned among the several counties of the State, as nearly as

may be, according to the number of inhabitants thereof, excludTerm of office. ing aliens, and shall hold office for one year.

ties.

How apportioned.

County of Ham

ilton.

Each county shall be entitled to at least one member, except

that the counties of Fulton and Hamilton shall elect together, Each county until the population of the county of Hamilton shall, according

to the ratio, entitle it to a member. No new county shall be

entitled to one

member.

First apportion

ment of Assembly.

New counties. made, unless its population, according to the last preceding enu

meration, shall entitle it to a member. The members of assembly shall be apportioned by the Legislature, at its first session after the adoption of this constitution, upon the enumeration of the

inhabitants of the State, excluding aliens, made in the year one New apportion- thousand eight hundred and sixty-five. A like apportionment

shall be made by the Legislature at its first session after every such enumeration, and every apportionment shall remain unaltered until another enumeration.

Pay of members of Legislature.

SEC. 5. The members of the Legislature shall each receive an

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