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Staggered Election Terms - Charter County Councils

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carr


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means

Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution authorizing a charter county to enact legislation to stagger the terms of office for the members of the county council of the county; providing that some members of the county council of a charter county may be elected at the presidential general election and some members may be elected at the gubernatorial general election; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Carr, Hayes, and Moon
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Local Government - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Chartered Counties
Constitutional Amendments
County Councils
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Statutes:Article - XVII - Quadrennial Elections

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October 24, 2017 4:57 P.M.