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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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An act to repeal all such parts of the constitution and form of
government
as relate to the division of Anne Arundel county into five
separate
election districts, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Maryland, That all
such parts of the constitution and form of government, which relate
to the division of Anne Arundel county into five election districts,
except as to the first, second and third districts, be, and the
same are hereby repealed.
2. And be it enacted, That James H. Marriott, Francis Belmear
and George Andrews, of the fourth district, in the county aforesaid,
and Richard Ridgely, Thomas Burgess and Henry Willing, of the
fifth district of the county aforesaid, be and they are hereby
authorised
and appointed, or a majority of them, commissioners to lay off
and divide anew the fourth and fifth election districts, or the fifth
election district only, which ever they shall deem will tend most to
the
convenience to the voters in said districts in Anne Arundel county;
into not exceeding three separate election districts, in case they
shall
deem it most advisable to divide and lay off the fourth and fifth
districts as aforesaid; and in case they shall deem it most advisable
to divide and lay off into more than two separate election districts,
carefully
making the districts so as aforesaid to be laid off as nearly
equal as possible, having regard to the population, extent and
convenience
of the voters of each of said districts, and said election district
or districts so laid off anew shall be numbered (if the fourth and
fifth districts are divided) four, five and six, if only the fifth
district
shall be divided anew, they shall be numbered five and six, by the
said commissioners, and known thereafter by such numbers; and also
to make choice of a place in each district so laid off anew at which
the elections shall be held, as nearly central as practicable, having
regard
to the circumstances as aforesaid, and the accommodation of
persons attendant upon such elections; and the said commissioners
shall, on or before the third Monday in April, eighteen hundred and
twenty-four, deliver to the clerk of Anne Arundel county court, a
description in writing, under their hands and seals, specifying plainly

 
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