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The Presidential election. The election for President and Vice President of the United States takes place to-morrow. Among the requirements of the election law are the following: 1st. In a Presidential election, the poll is taken one day only. 2d. Polls must not be opened before sunrise and must close at sunset. 3d. Every person offering to vote must have been a resident of the State two years, and of the county city or town, one whole year immediately next preceding the election. 4th. All persons voting without these qualifications and other legal ones, are to be fined in the sum of thirty dollars. 5th. Both the poll-books and tickets must be returned to the Commissioners at the Court House within five days. It is hoped they will be returned, duty certified, on the day after the election. the vote in Virginia in 1856 stood, Fillmore, 60,131; Buchanan, 90,352. majority for Buchanan 30,221. in 1859 the vote stood, Letcher, 77,650; Goggin, 72,321. major