Maryland 1940 ballot measures
- Seven of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Two of the measures were veto referendums.
- Five of the measures were approved.
- Four of the measures were defeated.
On the ballot
|Amendment 1||Judiciary||Provides for the appointment of the Clerk of the Court of Appeals|
|Amendment 2||Judiciary||Establishes Peoples Courts|
|Amendment 3||Taxes||Removes the exemption of salaries of judges and other public officers from income tax|
|Amendment 4||Judiciary||Sets residential qualifications for Associate Judges of the Third Judicial Circuit|
|Amendment 5||State exec||Prohibits the governor from succeeding himself for a term directly following the term for which he was elected|
|Amendment 6||Judiciary||Adds a judge to the seventh judicial circuit|
|Amendment 7||Legislature||Limits session of the General Assembly to 90 days|
|VR||Amendment 8||Agriculture||Provides for the creation of the Commission of Fisheries|
|VR||Amendment 9||Labor||Provides for appointment of members and terms of office for the State Industrial Accident Commission|
State of Maryland
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Comptroller | Treasurer | Superintendent of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Secretary of Agriculture | Secretary of Natural Resources | Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation | Chairman of Public Service Commission |