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Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition)

Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled to Adopt a Constitution for the State of Utah

Cite as: Danielle Maddox, Christopher Vizcardo, Samuel Corry, Erica Croft, John Cummings, Ashton Earl, Edward Goebel, Antony Jackson, Mary Nelson, Matt Rands, Carl Scott, Mark Wait, Utah State Constitutional Convention 1895 (2020 Edition), Quill Project at Pembroke College (Oxford, 2019-2020).

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28 historical records used for this dataset.


33 committees met in 333 sessions. Average 11.892857142857142 sessions each.

Dates from Monday, 04 March 1895 to Wednesday, 08 May 1895.

Person icon People:

122 people in 31 voting delegations.

Top 5 most active people are:

Summary of person events:

  • 549 Person join icon join a committee.
  • 5 Person leave icon leave a committee.
  • 77 Person elect icon elections to a position.

Procedure icon Procedures:

1891 procedural motions considered.

Summary of procedural events:

  • 1891 Procedural motion icon procedural motion proposed.
  • 482 Debate motion icon motions debated.

Document icon Documents:

650 documents considered with 1527 amendments presented.

Summary of document events:

  • 650 Create a new document proposal new documents created.
  • 449 Document copied documents passed from another committee.
  • 1527 Document amended amendments to a document proposed.
  • 951 Debate a document proposal debates on a proposal.

Voting icon Decisions:

3437 number of decisions made.

Summary of decision made:

  • 2191 Vote adopt icon proposals adopted.
  • 556 Vote reject icon proposals rejected.
  • 427 Vote refer icon proposals referred to another committee.
  • 6 Postpone debate icon debate of a proposal postponed.
  • 242 Vote drop icon proposal dropped from discussion without a formal vote.
  • 12 Vote drop icon some other decision on a proposal.