Maryland 1978 ballot measures
- All twelve of the measures were legislatively-referred constitutional amendments.
- Nine of the measures were approved.
- Three of the measures were defeated.
On the ballot
|Question 1||Admin of gov't||Requires that amendments that affect only one county or the city of Baltimore receive local approval|
|Question 2||Constitutions||Provides for provisions of limited duration which implement a Constitutional Amendment|
|Question 3||Constitutions||Removes or corrects obsolete or inaccurate language in the Constitution|
|Question 4||Local gov't||Allows members of Prince George's County Council to be elected by district or the whole county|
|Question 5||Eminent domain||Repeals the authority of Montgomery County to acquire land for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission|
|Question 6||Gov't Finances||Authorizes the general assembly to mandate the governor to provide funding for specific programs in the budget|
|Question 7||Eminent domain||Provides Anne Arundel County Council the authority to take lands for public use|
|Question 8||Gov't Finances||Authorizes the Treasurer to make and sell short-term notes to meet temporary deficiencies|
|Question 9||Legislature||Gives the general assembly the authority to provide temporary replacements for elected officials unable to perform duties of the office|
|Question 10||Admin of gov't||Authorizes alternative means of publicizing amendments by order of the Governor|
|Question 11||Gov't salaries||Reduces the number of years served before an incumbent officer's salary may be altered|
|Question 12||Eminent domain||Allows Kent County to take land in Chestertown for public purposes|
- Referenda Elections for Maryland 1968-1990
- Maryland Department of Legislative Services
- Archives of Maryland Online
State of Maryland
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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 |