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IB.
Each candidate who shall seek a nomination for Governor, under
any method provided by law for such nomination, including primary
elections, shall at the time of filing for said office designate a candi-
date for Lieutenant Governor, and the names of the said candidate
for Governor and Lieutenant Governor shall be listed on the primary
election ballot, or otherwise considered for nomination jointly with
each other. No candidate for Governor may designate a candidate
for Lieutenant Governor to contest for the said offices jointly with
him without the consent of the said candidate for Lieutenant Gover-
nor, and no candidate for Lieutenant Governor may designate a can-
didate for Governor, to contest jointly for said offices with him
without the consent of the said candidate for Governor, said consent
to be in writing on a form provided for such purpose and filed at the
time the said candidates shall file their certificates of candidacy, or
other documents by which they seek nomination. In any election,
including a primary election, candidates for Governor and Lieutenant
Governor shall be listed jointly on the ballot, and a vote cast for the
candidate for Governor shall also be cast for Lieutenant Governor
jointly listed on the ballot with him, and the election of Governor,
or the nomination of a candidate for Governor, also shall constitute
the election for the same term, or the nomination, of the Lieutenant
Governor who was listed on the ballot or was being considered
jointly with him.
2.
An election for Governor and Lieutenant Governor, under this
Constitution, shall be held on the Tuesday next after the first Mon-
day of November, in the year nineteen hundred and [fifty-eight]
seventy-four, and on the same day and month in every fourth year
thereafter, at the places of voting for Delegates to the General
Assembly; and every person qualified to vote for Delegate, shall be
qualified and entitled to vote for Governor and Lieutenant Governor;
the election to be held in the same manner as the election of Dele-
gates, and the returns thereof, under seal, to be addressed to the
Speaker of the House of Delegates, and enclosed and transmitted to
the Secretary of State, and delivered to said Speaker, at the com-
mencement of the session of the General Assembly, next ensuing said
election.
3.
The Speaker of the House of Delegates shall then open the said
Returns, in the presence of both Houses; and the persons having the
highest number of votes for these offices, and being constitutionally
eligible, shall be the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, and shall
qualify, in the manner herein prescribed, on the fourth Wednesday
of January next ensuing his election, or as soon thereafter as may
be practicable.
4.
If two or more sets of persons shall have the highest and equal
number of votes for Governor and Lieutenant Governor, one set of
them shall be chosen Governor and Lieutenant Governor, by the
Senate and House of Delegates; and all questions in relation to the
eligibility of Governor and Lieutenant Governor, and to the Returns


 
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