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Maryland 1978 ballot measures

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Twelve statewide ballot measures were on the November 7, 1978 ballot in Maryland.

On the ballot

November 7

Type Title Subject Description Result
LRCA Question 1 Admin of gov't Requires that amendments that affect only one county or the city of Baltimore receive local approval Approveda
LRCA Question 2 Constitutions Provides for provisions of limited duration which implement a Constitutional Amendment Approveda
LRCA Question 3 Constitutions Removes or corrects obsolete or inaccurate language in the Constitution Approveda
LRCA Question 4 Local gov't Allows members of Prince George's County Council to be elected by district or the whole county Approveda
LRCA Question 5 Eminent domain Repeals the authority of Montgomery County to acquire land for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Approveda
LRCA Question 6 Gov't Finances Authorizes the general assembly to mandate the governor to provide funding for specific programs in the budget Approveda
LRCA Question 7 Eminent domain Provides Anne Arundel County Council the authority to take lands for public use Defeatedd
LRCA Question 8 Gov't Finances Authorizes the Treasurer to make and sell short-term notes to meet temporary deficiencies Defeatedd
LRCA Question 9 Legislature Gives the general assembly the authority to provide temporary replacements for elected officials unable to perform duties of the office Approveda
LRCA Question 10 Admin of gov't Authorizes alternative means of publicizing amendments by order of the Governor Approveda
LRCA Question 11 Gov't salaries Reduces the number of years served before an incumbent officer's salary may be altered Approveda
LRCA Question 12 Eminent domain Allows Kent County to take land in Chestertown for public purposes Defeatedd

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