Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1874/Article 12

Article XII: Public Officers

Section 1: Selection of public officers.

All officers, whose selection is not provided for in this Constitution, shall be elected or appointed as may be directed by law.

Amendment of November 2, 1909

Section 2: Federal officers disqualified for state offices.

No member of Congress from the State, nor any person holding or exercising any office or appointment of trust or profit under the United States, shall at the same time hold or exercise any office in this State to which a salary, fees or perquisites shall be attached. The General Assembly may by law declare what offices are incompatible.

Section 3: Dueling disqualification for office.

Any person who shall fight a duel or send a challenge for that purpose, or be an aider or abettor in fighting a duel, shall be deprived of the right of holding any office of honor or profit in this State, and may be otherwise punished as shall be prescribed by law.