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Baltimore County - Elections for Judges of the Orphans' Court - Procedures

Sponsored by:

Delegate Lafferty


In the House - Hearing 2/07 at 1:30 p.m.

Synopsis:Providing that specified provisions of law govern the nomination and election of judges of the orphans' court in Baltimore County; authorizing a candidate for judge of the orphans' court in Baltimore County to file and appear on primary election ballots; requiring that the three candidates of each principal political party receiving the largest number of votes in the primary election appear on the general election ballot; prohibiting the political affiliation of candidates from being included on the general election ballot; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Lafferty
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0156
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0193 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Elections
Narrow Subject(s):Ballots
Baltimore County
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Orphans' Court
Political Candidates
Political Parties
Public Officials -see also- Atty Gen; Compt; Coun Admin; etc
Statutes:Article - Election Law
(5-203, 5-301, 8-901 through 8-903)

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November 28, 2017 12:58 P.M.