Maryland 1960 ballot measures
- Fifteen of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was a veto referendum.
- All sixteen of the measures were approved.
On the ballot
|Amendment 1||Judiciary||Clarifies language about filling attorney vacancies in counties without a residential judge|
|Amendment 2||Eminent domain||Provides an optional procedure for land acquisition in Baltimore County|
|Amendment 3||Gov't finances||Authorizes the state treasurer to borrow in the name of the state|
|Amendment 4||Judiciary||Creates a municipal court in Baltimore|
|Amendment 5||Local gov't||Allows counties and municipalities to carry out urban renewal projects|
|Amendment 6||Judiciary||Provides candidates for the People's Court of Baltimore toher than incumbent judges|
|Amendment 7||Eminent domain||Provides an optional procedure for land acquisition in Montgomery County|
|Amendment 8||Judiciary||Increases the number of judges in Prince George's County|
|Amendment 9||Legislature||Limits the provision for further consideration of bills vetoed by the governor|
|Amendment 10||State exec||Provides for succession of the governor in the event of certain contingencies|
|Amendment 11||Judiciary||Provides additional judges in the Montgomery County Circuit Court and the Second Judicial Circuit|
|Amendment 12||Judiciary||Increases the membership of the Court of Appeals|
|Amendment 13||Property||Grants the general assembly the power to provide for the assessment and classification of property|
|Amendment 14||Property||Authorizes the general assembly to provide that land dedicated to farm use be assessed on the basis of such use|
|Amendment 15||Gov't finances||Modifies the requirements for any county to contract certain debts|
|VR||Amendment 16||Water||Ratifies the Potomac River Compact|
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 |