Maryland 1976 ballot measures

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Twenty-one statewide ballot measures were on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Maryland.

On the ballot

November 2

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Judiciary Establishes method of selection, term and tenure for Court of Appeals judges Approveda
LRCA Question 2 State exec Provides that the Deputy Treasurer acts as Treasurer upon a vacancy Approveda
LRCA Question 3 Eminent domain Permits Montgomery County to acquire property to develop business areas Defeatedd
LRCA Question 4 Local gov't Allows members of Howard County Council to be elected by district or the whole county Approveda
LRCA Question 5 Gov't salaries Provides that members of the general assembly receive equal compensation and pensions Approveda
LRCA Question 6 Judiciary Provides one circuit court judge in each county Approveda
LRCA Question 7 Gov't salaries Provides for a method of determining the salaries of the governor and lieutenant governor Approveda
LRCA Question 8 Judiciary Grants the District Court jurisdiction over juvenile causes Approveda
LRCA Question 9 State exec Clarifies authority of the attorney general to represent the state Approveda
LRCA Question 10 Legislature Authorizes the general assembly to set duties and salaries of state's attorneys Approveda
LRCA Question 11 Judiciary Grants the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals the authority to assign former judges to any state court Approveda
LRCA Question 12 Gov't salaries Provides that the compensation of a public officer may be increased or diminished Approveda
LRCA Question 13 Direct Democracy Changes requirements for the petition filing process Approveda
LRCA Question 14 Property Provides the amount of property a debtor may have protected from execution Approveda
LRCA Question 15 Local gov't Removes a reference to race in requirements to form new counties or change county lines Approveda
LRCA Question 16 Legislature Authorizes the general assembly to involve the state in the construction of works of internal improvement Approveda
LRCA Question 17 Bonds Authorizes the mayor of Baltimore to use revenue from parking fees to pay bonds for parking facilities Approveda
LRCA Question 18 Local gov't Authorizes the mayor of Baltimore to make loans for the purchase or improvement of industrial property in Baltimore Approveda
LRCA Question 19 Local gov't Authorizes Prince George's County to exercise powers of taxation and extension of public credit Defeatedd
LRCA Question 20 Eminent domain Provides Anne Arundel County Council the authority to take lands for public use Defeatedd
LRCA Question 21 Local gov't Abolishes the office of surveyor in Charles County Approveda

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