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upon by the Committee. The Committee therefore report that the said John D. Sharp, having the official return of election for said county of Lee, is prima facie entitled to occupy a seat in the Convention, until otherwise ordered by the Convention, on the final decision of said contest. The report was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. Mr. Haymond, from the same committee, offered the following ordinance for adoption: Whereas, the General Assembly, on the 14th day of January, 1861, passed an act entitled "an act for electing members of a Convention and to convene the same." and whereas, by the eighth section of said act it is provided that "in the case of a contested election, the same shall be governed in all respects by the existing laws in regard to contested elections in the House of Delegates, unless otherwise ordered by the Convention;" and whereas, it seems to the Convention that the said existing laws in regard to contested elections in the House of D