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Maryland 1972 ballot measures

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Eighteen statewide ballot measures were on the November 7, 1972 ballot in Maryland.

On the ballot

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Legislatures Establishes number of senators and delegates in the general assembly Approveda
LRCA Question 2 Lottery Provides an exception to the prohibition of lotteries for those operated by the state Approveda
LRCA Question 3 Civil rights States that equality of rights shall not be denied because of sex Approveda
LRCA Question 4 Constitutions Allows more than one amendment on a single bill Approveda
LRCA Question 5 Suffrage Regulates the right to vote for certain criminals Approveda
LRCA Question 6 Legislature Creates a "consent calendar" permitting bills to be read as a single group Approveda
LRCA Question 7 Term limits Exempts local board of education from four year term limits Approveda
LRCA Question 8 Local gov't Provides a summary of laws proposed for enactment in a charter county Approveda
LRCA Question 9 Taxes Requires that a tax to pay of state debt not be collected if funds can be appropriated from the state budget Approveda
LRCA Question 10 Gov't Finances Reduces items in the Budget Bill pertaining to the judiciary department Approveda
LRCA Question 11 Judiciary Creates provisions for the Harford County Orphans' and Circuit Courts Approveda
LRCA Question 12 Local gov't Allows the Mayor to make loans to improve properties in Baltimore Approveda
LRCA Question 13 Local gov't Provides that clerks in Washington County are appointed and removed based on merit Approveda
LRCA Question 14 Suffrage Deletes obsolete language from the description of those allowed to vote Approveda
LRCA Question 15 Local gov't Permits members of the Baltimore County Council to be elected by voters in each district Approveda
LRCA Question 16 Eminent domain Allows Montgomery County lands to be acquired by the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Approveda
LRCA Question 17 Local gov't Abolishes the office of the surveyor in several counties Approveda
VR Question 18 Education Establishes a state scholarship for private school students Defeatedd

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