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The Constitution of the State of Maryland, 1864
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56 Constitution of the [Art. 5.

County Commissioners of the county in which the vacancy
occurs, or the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, as
the case may be, shall appoint a person to serve as Con-
stable for the residue of the term.

Part VII.�Sheriffs.

Sheriffs elected by
the people.

Sec. 49. There shall be elected in each county, and in
the city of Baltimore, in every second year, one person,
resident in said county or city, above the age of twenty-
five years, and at least five years preceding his election, a

Term two years,
ineligible for two
years.

citizen of this State, to the office of Sheriff. He shall hold
his office for two years and until his successor is duly
elected and qualified; shall be ineligible for two years
thereafter, shall give such bond, exercise such powers, and
perform such duties as now are or may hereafter be fixed

Vacancy.

by law. In case of a vacancy by death, refusal to serve,
or neglect to qualify or give bond, by disqualification or
removal from the county or city, the Governor shall ap-
point a person to be Sheriff for the remainder of the official
term.

Coroners, &c.

Sec. 50. Coroners, Elisors and Notaries Public may be
appointed for each county and the city of Baltimore, in
the manner, for the purposes, and with the powers now
fixed or which may hereafter be prescribed by law.

ARTICLE V.

ATTORNEY GENERAL.

Attorney General
elected by the
people.

Section 1. There shall be an Attorney General elected
by the qualified voters of the State, on general ticket, on
the Tuesday next after the first Monday in the month of
November, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-four,

Term four years,
re-eligible.

and on the same day in every fourth year thereafter, who
shall hold his office for four years from the first Monday of
January next ensuing his election, and until his successor
shall be elected and qualified, and shall be re-eligible



 
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