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The Annotated Code of the Public General Laws of Maryland, 1939
Volume 379, Page 154   View pdf image (33K)
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154 CONSTITUTION OF MARYLAND [Art. 17]

of the Laws of this State relating to the holding of general elections for
members of the House of Delegates, shall in all respects apply to and regu-
late the holding of the said election. It shall be the duty of the Judges
of Election in said city and in the several counties of the State to receive,
accurately count and duly return the number of ballots so cast for or against
the adoption of this Constitution, as well as any blank ballots which may be
cast, to the several Clerks of the Circuit Courts of this State, and to the
Clerk of the Superior Court of Baltimore City, in the manner now pre-
scribed by Law, in reference to the election of members of the House of
Delegates, and duplicates thereof, directly to the Governor; and the several
clerks aforesaid shall return to the Governor, within ten days after said
election, the number of ballots cast for or against the Constitution, and
the number of blank ballots; and the Governor, upon receiving the returns
from the Judges of Election, or the clerks as aforesaid, and ascertaining
the aggregate vote throughout the State, shall, by his proclamation, make
known the same; and if a majority of the votes cast shall be for the adoption
of this Constitution it shall go into effect on Saturday, the fifth day of
October, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven.

Done in Convention, the seventeenth day of August, in the year of our
Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven, and of the Independence
of the United States the ninety-second.

RICHARD B. CARMICHAEL,

President of the Convention.
MILTON Y. KIDD,

Secretary.


 

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