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Marvin Mandel

For Question 1

For Question 1

Maryland voters have been asked to decide some weighty issues in the form of constitutional amendments and referendums in the last few years — gay marriage, casino gambling, in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants and more. By contrast, there is only one statewide question on the ballot this year, and you probably have heard nothing about it whatsoever. Titled "Appointments and Special Elections for Attorney General or Comptroller," it amounts to a bit of constitutional housekeeping and should be enacted.

Under current law, Maryland deals with vacancies in statewide elected offices in a variety of ways. If a governor resigns, dies or is otherwise incapable of...