A number of these kings and princelings, combining in the Bundesrat, can outvote the powerful king of Prussia.
Bavaria is represented in the Bundesrat by six votes and sends forty-eight deputies to the imperial diet.
In reality he does not possess the powers of our President, but it is the Bundesrat as a whole which exercises the powers.
Lippe has one vote in the German Reichstag, and also one vote in the Bundesrat, or federal council.
This head official can be represented by any other member of the Bundesrat named in a document of substitution.
The legislative functions of the empire are vested in the emperor, the Bundesrat, and the Reichstag or imperial Diet.
The judges, numbering ninety-two, are appointed by the emperor on the advice of the federal council (Bundesrat).