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Maryland Manual, 1950
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306 MARYLAND MANUAL [Art. 2, Sec. 5]

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 case of the death, or resignation of the Gov-
ernor, or of his removal from the State, or other disquali-
fication, 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 Governor had been elected.

SEC. 7. In case of any vacancy in the office of Governor,
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 re-
moval 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 Dele-
gates. And the Legislature may provide by Law, for the
impeachment of the Governor; and in case of his conviction,
or his inability, may declare what person shall perform the
Executive duties; and for any vacancy in said office not
herein provided 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 call 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.

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.

SEC. 11. In case of any vacancy, during the recess of the
Senate, in any office which the Governor has power to fill,
he shall appoint some suitable person to said office, whose


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