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Maryland Manual, 1911
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SEC. 5. A person to be eligible to the office of Governor
must have attained the age of thirty years, and must have
been for ten years a citizen of the State of Maryland, and
for five years next preceding his election a resident of the
State, and, at the time of his election, a qualified voter
SEC. 6. In the case of death or resignation of the Gov-
of Governor.
ernor, or of his removal from the State, or other diaqualifi-
cation, the General Assembly, if in session, or if not, at their
next session, shall elect some other qualified person to be
Governor for the residue of the term for which the said Gov-
ernor had been elected. '
SEC. 7. In case of any vacancy in the office of Governor,
Election by
during the recess of the Legislature, the President of the
Senate shall discharge the duties of said office; until a Gov-
ernor is elected, as herein provided for; and in case of the
death or resignation of the said President, or of his removal
from the State, or of his refusal to serve, then the duties of
said office shall, in like manner, and for the same interval,
devolve upon the Speaker of the House of Delegates. And
the Legislature may provide by Law, for the impeachment
of the Governor; and in case of his conviction, or his inabil-
ity, may declare what person shall perform the Executive
duties; and for any vacancy in said office not herein pro-
vided for, provision may be made by Law; and if such
vacancy should occur without such provision being made,
the Legislature shall be convened by the Secretary of State
for the purpose of filling said vacancy.
SEC. 8. The Governor shall be the Commander-in-Chief of
the land and naval forces of the State: and may cull out the
Militia to repel invasions, suppress insurrections, and
enforce the execution of the Laws; but shall not take the
command in person, without the consent of the Legislature.
Scholle v. State, 90 Md., 733.
Governor to
he Com-
chief of
SEC. 9. He shall take care that the Laws are faithfully
SEC. 10. He shall nominate, and by and with the advice
and consent of the Senate, appoint all civil and military
officers of the State, whose appointment or election is not
otherwise herein provided for; unless a different mode of
appointment be prescribed by the Law creating the office.
Davis v. State, 7 Md., 151. Cantwell v. Owens, 14 Md., 215. Scholle
v. State, 90 Md., 743.

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