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The Maryland Code : Public General Laws and Public Local Laws, 1860
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260 ELECTIONS. [ART. 35.

every election, cause public notice to be given within their re-
spective counties, by advertisements set up at the most public
places within each district of the county, and also by advertise-
ment in two newspapers of general circulation in the" county, of
the time and place of holding the several elections.

13. The sheriff shall, under the penalty of five hundred dollars,
provide, or cause to be provided and delivered to the judges of
election in each district, previous to or at the commencement of
each election, a box for receiving the ballots, and two separate
books for the purpose of entering the voters' names.

14. All elections shall commence at nine o'clock in the morn-
ing of the respective days of election, and shall continue without
adjournment and be closed at six o'clock in the evening of the
same day, and no ballot shall be taken before the said hour of
nine o'clock jn the morning, nor after the said hour of six o'clock
in the evening. This section not to apply to the city of Balti-
more.

15. Every voter shall deliver to the judge or judges of the
election in the district or precinct in which he offers to vote, a
ballot, in which shall be written or printed the name or names
of the person or persons voted for, and the purpose for which the
vote is given plainly designated, and the ballot so delivered in
and received by the judge or judges of election, shall be depo-
sited in the ballot box until the poll be closed.

16. If any judge of an election or other person, after a ballot
shall be delivered in and before the poll is closed, shall unfold
or open any such ballot with design to discover the name or
names therein contained, he shall forfeit and pay the sum of fifty
dollars.

17. If any voter shall offer any more than one ballot with a
fraudulent design, he shall forfeit and pay the sum of twenty
dollars for every such offence : This section not to apply to the
city of Baltimore where a different penalty is prescribed by the .
local law.

18. If any person at any election having voted once, shall offer
to vote again in the same district or county, he shall be subject
to a penalty of ten dollars for such offence. This not to apply
to the city of Baltimore.

 

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