The political party of the candidate is supposed to research the info before filing the person as a candidate.<quoted text>
So who is supposed to check the candidates Constitutional qualifications?
The reason J. Brewer vetoed the legislation is with 50 states involved many using different nomenclatures for the same type document would be a legal challenge never ending.
Such as the Az. bill ststed the " Long Form" birth certificate is required. However Az. did away with the long form in 1997.
So inlieu of it things like baptismal and circumcision documents could be presented.
The whole idea was a unworkable can of worms. Even the Sec of State ( staunch fiscal cons.) agreed it had serious problems.