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Session Laws, 1908 Session
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ACT. 33. ] ELECTIONS. 103

ceived by each candidate, and when they agree upon the num-
bers, one of them shall announce in a loud voice to the judges
the aggregate number of votes received by each candidate. If
requested by any watcher or challenger present at any canvass,
it shall be the duty of the judges and each of them to exhibit to
such watcher or challenger any ballot cast, fully opened or in
such condition and manner that he may fully read and examine
the same, but the judges shall not allow any ballot to be taken
from their hands. As the ballots are counted they shall be
strung upon a strong twine.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That this Act shall take
effect from the date of its passage.

Approved April 6, 1908.


AN ACT to repeal and re-enact with amendments Sections 54
and 55 of Article 33 of the Code of Public General Laws of
Maryland of 1904, title "Elections, " sub-title "Ballots and
Ballot Boxes, " and to add to said Article 33, under the sub-
title "Primary Elections, " 23 new sections, to come in after
Section 160 of said Article and to be called Sections 160A,
160B, 160C, 160D, 160E, 160F, 160G 160H, 160I, 160J, 160K,
160L, 160M, 160N, 160O, 160P, 160Q, 160R, 160S, 160T, 160U,
160V, 160W, said new sections relating to primary elections in
the State of Maryland, and providing penalties for the viola-
tion thereof.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-
land, That Sections 54 and 55 of Article 33 of the Code of Pub-
lic General Laws of Maryland of 1904, title "Elections, " sub-
title "Ballots and Ballot Boxes, " be and the same is hereby
repealed and re-enacted so as to read as follows:

SEC. 54. The form and arrangement of the ballots shall
be as follows: All ballots shall contain the name of
every candidate whose nomination for any office speci-
fied in the ballot has been certified to and filed ac-
cording to the provisions of this article, and not with-
drawn in accordance herewith. The names of candidates for
every office shall, except in the case of candidates for presi-
dential electors, be arranged alphabetically according to their
surname, under the designation of the office. Above the group
of names of the candidates for each office and upon a separate
line immediately underneath the designation of the office, there
shall be printed in bold, plain roman capitals, twelve points


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