Maryland 1972 ballot measures
- Seventeen of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- One of the measures was a veto referendum.
- Seventeen of the measures were approved.
- One of the measures was defeated.
On the ballot
|Question 1||Legislatures||Establishes number of senators and delegates in the general assembly|
|Question 2||Lottery||Provides an exception to the prohibition of lotteries for those operated by the state|
|Question 3||Civil rights||States that equality of rights shall not be denied because of sex|
|Question 4||Constitutions||Allows more than one amendment on a single bill|
|Question 5||Suffrage||Regulates the right to vote for certain criminals|
|Question 6||Legislature||Creates a "consent calendar" permitting bills to be read as a single group|
|Question 7||Term limits||Exempts local board of education from four year term limits|
|Question 8||Local gov't||Provides a summary of laws proposed for enactment in a charter county|
|Question 9||Taxes||Requires that a tax to pay of state debt not be collected if funds can be appropriated from the state budget|
|Question 10||Gov't Finances||Reduces items in the Budget Bill pertaining to the judiciary department|
|Question 11||Judiciary||Creates provisions for the Harford County Orphans' and Circuit Courts|
|Question 12||Local gov't||Allows the Mayor to make loans to improve properties in Baltimore|
|Question 13||Local gov't||Provides that clerks in Washington County are appointed and removed based on merit|
|Question 14||Suffrage||Deletes obsolete language from the description of those allowed to vote|
|Question 15||Local gov't||Permits members of the Baltimore County Council to be elected by voters in each district|
|Question 16||Eminent domain||Allows Montgomery County lands to be acquired by the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission|
|Question 17||Local gov't||Abolishes the office of the surveyor in several counties|
|VR||Question 18||Education||Establishes a state scholarship for private school students|
- Referenda Elections for Maryland 1968-1990
- Maryland Department of Legislative Services
- Archives of Maryland Online
State of Maryland
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