WHEREAS, it appears from the certificate of the Secretary of State and Attorney General that on the 11th day of November, 1901, at an election held in the several counties in this State, for and against Constitution, that the whole number of votes cast "For Constitution" is One Hundred and Eight Thousand, Six Hundred and Thirteen (108,613) and the whole number of votes cast "Against Constitution" is Eighty One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty Four (81,734).
NOW, THEREFORE, I, William D. Jelks, by virtue of the power and authority in me vested as Governor of Alabama, do declare the majority of votes cast "For Constitution" to be Twenty Six Thousand Eight Hundred and Seventy Nine (26,879).
I, THEREFORE, Proclaim that the said new Constitution so ratified shall go into effect as the Constitution of the State of Alabama on Thursday, it being the twenty-eighth day of November, 1901, and shall thenceforth be binding and obligatory as such upon the people of the this State.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of State to be affixed at the Capitol, in the City of Montgomery, this the 21st day of November, A. D. 1901.
W. D. JELKS
By The Governor:
ROBERT W. DAVID
Secretary of State