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gates; and every county having a population of over eighteen
thousand and less than twenty-eight thousand souls, shall be
entitled to three delegates; and every county having a popula-
tion of twenty-eight thousand and less than forty thousand
souls, shall be entitled to four delegates; and every county
having a population of forty thousand and less than fifty-five
thousand souls, shall be entitled to five delegates; and every
county having a population of fifty-five thousand souls and
upwards, shall be entitled to six delegates and no more; and
each of the six legislative districts of the City of
Baltimore shall be entitled to the number of delegates to which
the largest county shall or may be entitled under the afore-
going apportionment, and the General Assembly shall have
the power to provide by law, from time to time, for altering
and changing the boundaries of the existing legislative districts
of the City of Baltimore, so as to make them as near as may
be of equal population; but said district shall always consist
of contiguous territory. In case the General Assembly, at the
regular session of nineteen hundred and twenty-two, fails to
fix the boundaries of the six legislative districts of the City of
Baltimore, the Board of Supervisors of Elections of said city
shall fix the boundaries of the six legislative districts, subject
to the limitations contained herein, and shall give adequate
notice of the same; and the boundaries so fixed shall remain
until altered or changed by the General Assembly.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted by the authority afore-
said, That said aforegoing section, hereby proposed as an
amendment to the Constitution, shall be at the next general
election for Members of the House of Representatives of Con-
gress held in this State submitted to the legal and qualified
voters of the State for adoption or rejection, in pursuance
of the directions contained in Article XIV of the Constitution
of this State, and at the said general election the vote on the
said proposed amendment to the Constitution shall be by ballot,
and upon each ballot there shall be printed the words "For
the Constitutional Amendment" and "Against the Constitu-
tional Amendment," as now provided by law, and immediately
after said election due returns shall be made to the Governor
of the vote for and against said proposed amendment, as di-
rected by said Fourteenth Article of the Constitution, and
farther proceedings had in accordance with said Article Four-
teen.
Approved March 1st, 1922.


 
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