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Maryland Manual, 1896
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State. (Article 33, section 4 of Code. ) Supervisors of Elec-
tions to appoint three in each precinct in the city of Baltimore.
(Article 33, section 2, of Code. )



Vacancy in United States Senate during recess of Legislature.
(Article 1, section 3, Constitution. ) Judges of courts. (Article
4, section 5, Constitution. ) Judges of the Orphans' Court.
(Article 4, section 40, Constitution. ) Justices of the peace.
(Article 4, section 43, Constitution. ) Sheriffs, Article 4, section
44, Constitution. Attorney-General, Article 4, section 5, Consti-
tution. Treasurer and Comptroller, Article 6, section 1, Consti-
tution. Offices made vacant by failure to pay over public
moneys, Article 15, section 11, Constitution. Board of Police
Commissioners Baltimore, Acts 1867, chapter 367. Vacancies in
offices filled by Secretary of Senate. (Acts of 1865, chapter 159. )

To fill vacancies during the recess of the Legislature in Senate
or House, the Governor shall issue his warrant of election.
(Article 3, section 13, Constitution. )

All other vacancies, not provided for otherwise, are to be
filled by the Governor. (Acts 1862, chapter 68. )

Vacancies in Boards of County Commissioners are to be filled
by the Governor if during the session of the Legislature, to be
by and with advice and consent of the Senate; if not, appoint-
ment to be sent to the senate within thirty days. (Acts of 1880,
chapter 210. )

Vacancies in House of Representatives shall be filled by special
election on proclamation of the Governor. (Article 5, section
74, Maryland Code. )


Two justices at large were authorized to serve for election dis-
tricts 4, 5, 6 and 14, Allegany county. (Acts of 1888, chapter 12. )
One additional justice was authorized in the sixth district, to
reside at Ellerslie. (Acts of 1888, chapter 108. )

Act of 1880, chapter 252, having provided two justices for all
the districts, except districts 4, 5, 6 and 14, supplemented with
the Acts of 1888, chapter 12 and chapter 108, there are now two
justices in all the districts.


By Act of 1892, chapter 334, the first, second, third, fourth,
fifth and eighth districts were authorized to have five justices
a piece, and Annapolis two, called police justices.


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