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Clement Dorsey. The general public statutory law and public local law of the state of Maryland : from the year 1692 to 1839 inclusive, with annotations thereto,and a copious index.
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STATE OF MARYLAND.

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less than thirty-five thousand souls, federal numbers, shall be
entitled to elect five delegates; and every county having a
population of upwards of thirty-five thousand souls, federal

 

numbers, shall be entitled to elect six delegates ; and the city
of Baltimore shall be entitled to elect as many delegates as

City of
Baltimore.

the .county which shall have the largest representation, on the
basis aforesaid, may be entitled to elect; Provided, and U is
hereby enacted, that if any of the several counties herein
before mentioned, shall not, after the said census for the year
eighteen hundred and forty shall have been taken, be entitled
by the graduation on the basis aforesaid, to a representation in
the house of delegates equal to that allowed to such county by
the ninth section of this act, at the election of delegates for the
December session of the year eighteen hundred and thirty-
eight, such county shall, nevertheless, after said census for the
year eighteen hundred and forty, or any future census, and for
ever thereafter, be entitled to elect the number of delegates
allowed by the provisions of said section for the said session,

No county
less than
three dele-
gates.

but nothing in the proviso contained, shall be construed to in-
clude in the representation of Anne Arundel county, the dele-
gate allowed to the city of Annapolis in the said ninth section
of this act.

Anne Arun-
del and
Annapolis.

SEC. 11. That in all elections for senators, to be held after
the election for delegates for the December session, eighteen
hundred and thirty-seven, the city of Annapolis shall be deemed
and taken as part of Anne Arundel county.

Annapolis a
part of A.
A. Co, for
electing
senator.

SEC. 12. That the general assembly shall have power from
time to time to regulate all matters relating to the judges, time,
place and manner of holding elections for senators and dele-
gates, and of making returns thereof, and to divide the several
counties into election districts, for the more convenient holding
of elections, not affecting their terms or tenure of office.

ART. 5. That every free white male citizen of this state, above
twenty-one years of age, and no other, having resided twelve
months within this state, and six months in the city of Balti-
more, next preceding the election at which he offers to vote,
shall have a right of suffrage, and shall vote by ballot in the
election of the said city, in districts, and elect, by a majority of
votes, * * * delegates to the general assembly of this state,
qualified as aforesaid. And for the purpose of holding all future
elections for delegates, the city of Baltimore shall be laid off into
eight districts. The number and limits of election districts in the
city of Baltimore shall always be the same as the wards therein.
ART. 6. That all matters relating to the judges, time, place
and manner, of holding elections in the city of Baltimore, shall
hereafter be regulated by Jaw ; but the inhabitants of the said
city shall not be entitled to vote for or be elected delegates for

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Judges,
time, place,
manner of
election and
election
districts to
be regulated
by law.



 
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Clement Dorsey. The general public statutory law and public local law of the state of Maryland : from the year 1692 to 1839 inclusive, with annotations thereto,and a copious index.
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