2013 Regular Session



Elections for Judges of the Orphans' Courts - Nonpartisan Elections

Sponsored by:

Senator Gladden


In the Senate - Recommitted to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs (Senator Dyson)

Synopsis:Establishing a method of electing judges of the orphans' courts on a nonpartisan basis, without regard to political party affiliation; establishing a primary election for candidates for nomination for a specified office to be administered in a specified manner; authorizing any registered voter, with or without any political party affiliation, to participate in such a primary; prohibiting candidates from appearing on primary ballots under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Gladden
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0515
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Orphans' Court
Political Candidates
Political Parties
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(5-203, 5-301, 5-703, 5-703.1, 9-210, 8-901 through 8-905)

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