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Amendments to Maryland Constitutions
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An act to amend the Constitution and Form of Government as it relates
to the division of Somerset county into election districts.
WHEREAS, it has been represented to this General Assembly,
that a numerous class of voters in that part of the
Princess Anne district of Somerset, called Hungary Neck,
by reason of their remote location from the place of holding
elections, are virtually deprived of the privilege of voting,
which by the spirit f the constitution is intended to
be extended to every free white male citizen of this state,
and is designed to be secured by the bill of rights, for remedy
whereof-
Section 1. Be it enacted by General Assembly of Maryland,
That the election district in Somerset county, called
and known as the Princess Anne district, shall be further
sub-divided, and that an additional election district shall be
established therein, which shall be made convenient to the
voters of Hungary Neck.
Sec. 2. And be it enacted, That in case this act shall be
confirmed as required by the constitution and form of government
of this state, the levy court of Somerset county,
shall be, and they are hereby required to appoint three
commissioners, who, or a majority of them, shall proceed
to sub-divide said district, and to select and appoint a suitable
place for holding elections, convenient to the inhabitants
of Hungary Neck, having due regard to extent of territory,
population, and the accommodation of voters.

 
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