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Part Two The Maine Constitution and Commentary, Art.V, Part Third Treasurer

From: The Maine State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Marshall J. Tinkle

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 28 September 2021

The Treasurer shall be chosen biennially, at the first session of the Legislature, by joint ballot of the Senators, and Representatives in convention. This section addresses the election of the state treasurer and mirrors the provision for choosing the secretary of state (Art. V, Pt. 2, sec. 1). A provision restricting a treasurer from serving for more than six successive years was in effect from 1889 (Amend. XXVII) to 1951 (Amend. LXX). This section absolutely prohibits filling the office of state treasurer by any alternative method (Opinion of Justices, 137 Me....
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