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Sec. 8. The terms of the Members of

the Board of Supervisors of elections of

Baltimore City and of the several counties

shall commence on the first Monday of

June next ensuing their appointment.

Sec. 9. Vacant.

Sec. 10. Vacant.

Sec. 11. The purpose of this Article is to

See Section 2.08, General Elections, p. 114.

reduce the number of elections, by providing

that all State and county elections shall

be held only in every fourth year, and at

the time now provided by law for holding

congressional elections; and to bring the

terms of appointive officers into harmony

with the changes effected in the time of

the beginning of the terms of elective of-

ficers; and the administrative and judicial

officers of the State shall construe the

provisions of this Article so as to effectuate

that purpose. For the purpose of this Article

only the word "officers" shall be construed

to include those holding positions and

other places of employment in the State

and county governments whose terms are

fixed by law, but it shall not include any

appointments made by the Board of Public

Works, nor appointments by the Governor

for terms of three years.

Sec. 12. Vacant.

Sec. 13. In the event of any inconsistency

between the provisions of this Article and

any of the other provisions of the Con-

stitution, the provisions of this Article shall

prevail, and all other provisions shall be

repealed or abrogated to the extent of such




For the purpose of ascertaining the sense

This Constitution, the attached Schedule

of the people of this State, in regard to

of Transitional Provisions, and the attached

the adoption, or rejection of this Constitu-

Schedule of Legislation shall be submitted to

tion, the Governor shall issue his Procla-

the qualified voters of the State for ratifica-

mation within five days after the adjourn-

tion or rejection at the special referendum

ment of this Convention, directed to the

election to be held on May 14, 1968, in ac-

Sheriffs of the City of Baltimore, and of

cordance with the procedures prescribed by

the several Counties of this State, command-

Chapter 4 of the Acts of the General Assem-

ing them to give notice, in the manner now

bly of Maryland of 1967. If this Constitution

prescribed by Law in reference to the elec-

is ratified at such special referendum elec-

tion of members of the House of Delegates,

tion, then the attached Schedule of Transi-

that an election for the adoption or rejection

tional Provisions is ratified as a part thereof

of this Constitution, will be held in the

and the attached Schedule of Legislation is



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