Election Contests and Ballot Measures

November 6, 2012 Maryland General Election

Maryland

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Only federal and state office contests and ballot measures are presented. Hopefully, with your financial support we will be able to cover all county, local and judicial contests in future elections.

US President & Vice President (Maryland)
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Barack Obama - D
Websitemy.barackobama.com
55
Joe Biden - D
Websitewww.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice-president-biden
74
Mitt Romney - R
Websitewww.mittromney.com
70
Paul Ryan - R
Websitewww.ryanforcongress.com
47
Gary Johnson - L
Websitegaryjohnson2016.com
64
James P. "Jim" Gray - L
Websitewww.judgejimgray.com
72
Jill E. Stein - G
Websitewww.jill2016.com
67
Cheri Honkala - G
Websitewww.jillstein.org/cheri_honkala
53
Nelson Keyton
Websitesites.google.com/site/nelsonkeytonforpresident
US Senate
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Benjamin Cardin - D
Websitewww.bencardin.com
73
Daniel John Bongino - R
Websitewww.bongino.com
42
Dean Ahmad - L
Websitewww.ahmadforussenate.info
Rob S. Sobhani - U
Websitewww.sobhani2012.com
57
Lih Young - D
Websiteteapartycheer.com/bios/mid-atlantic/maryland/lih-young-md-bio
Mary Catherine Podlesak - R
Brandy Baker - G
Websitehome.comcast.net/~howardgreens/06election/BB.html
Ed Tinus
US House of Representatives
Congressional District 1
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Muir Wayne Boda - L
Websiteboda4congress.net
44
Marc Cohen - U
Andy Harris - R
Websitewww.andyharris.com
60
Wendy Rosen - D
Websitewww.wendyrosen.com
Congressional District 2
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Leo Wayne Dymowski - L
Websitewww.vote4leo.org
Nancy C. Jacobs - R
Websitewww.NancyJacobs.com
65
C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger - D
Websitewww.dutchforcongress.com
71
Mark Gerard Shell - R
Websitewww.democracy.com/MarkShell
50
Congressional District 3
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Paul W. Drgos, Jr. - L
Eric Delano Knowles - R
Websiteofbyandforthepeople.net
39
John P. Sarbanes - D
Websitewww.johnsarbanes.com
55
Congressional District 4
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Donna Edwards - D
Websitedonnaedwardsforcongress.com
58
Faith M. Loudon - R
Websitewww.faithloudon.com
78
Scott Soffen - L
Websitewww.whyvotelibertarian.com
54
Congressional District 5
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Bob S. Auerbach - G
Websitebobauerbach2012.org
Steny H. Hoyer - D
Websitewww.hoyerforcongress.com
78
Anthony J. O'Donnell - R
Websitewww.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/06hse/html/msa12284.html
56
Jeremy R. Stinson - U
Arvin Vohra - L
Congressional District 6
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Roscoe G. Bartlett - R
Websitewww.bartlettforcongress.org
91
John K. Delaney - D
Websitewww.delaneyforcongress.com
54
Nickolaus Mueller - L
Congressional District 7
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Robert Henry Brookman - U
Websitebrookmanprg.com
72
Ty Glen Busch - D
Elijah E. Cummings - D
Websitecummings.house.gov
66
Frank Mirabile, Jr. - R
WebsitefrankMirabileForCongress.com
53
Charles Ulysses Smith - D
Congressional District 8
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George Gluck - G
WebsiteGeorgeGluck.com
70
Mark Grannis - L
Websitewww.grannisforcongress.org
54
Ken Timmerman - R
Websitelollar4governor.com
63
Chris Van Hollen - D
Websitewww.vanhollen.org
58
Referendums and Ballot Measures
Constitutional Amendment (Ch. 394 of the 2011 Legislative Session)Qualifications for Prince George's County Orphans' Court Judges
(Amending Article IV, Section 40 of the Maryland Constitution)Requires judges of the Orphans' Court for Prince George's County to be admitted to practice law in this State and to be a member in good standing of the Maryland Bar.For the Constitutional AmendmentAgainst the Constitutional Amendment
Constitutional Amendment (Ch. 146 of the 2012 Legislative Session)Qualifications for Baltimore County Orphans' Court Judges
(Amending Article IV, Section 40 of the Maryland Constitution)Requires judges of the Orphans' Court for Baltimore County to be admitted to practice law in this State and to be a member in good standing of the Maryland Bar.For the Constitutional AmendmentAgainst the Constitutional Amendment
Constitutional Amendment (Ch. 147 of the 2012 Legislative Session)Suspension and Removal of Elected Officials
(Amending Article XV, Section 2 of the Maryland Constitution)Changes the point at which an elected official charged with certain crimes is automatically suspended or removed from office. Under existing law, an elected official who is convicted or pleads no contest is suspended and is removed only when the conviction becomes final. Under the amended law, an elected official is suspended when found guilty and is removed when the conviction becomes final or when the elected official pleads guilty or no contest.For the Constitutional AmendmentAgainst the Constitutional Amendment
Referendum PetitionPublic Institutions of Higher Education - Tuition Rates (Ch. 191 of the 2011 Legislative Session)
Establishes that individuals, including undocumented immigrants, are eligible to pay in-state tuition rates at community colleges in Maryland, provided the student meets certain conditions relating to attendance and graduation from a Maryland high school, filing of income taxes, intent to apply for permanent residency, and registration with the selective service system (if required); makes such students eligible to pay in-state tuition rates at a four-year public college or university if the student has first completed 60 credit hours or graduated from a community college in Maryland; provides that students qualifying for in-state tuition rates by this method will not be counted as in-state students for purposes of counting undergraduate enrollment; and extends the time in which honorably discharged veterans may qualify for in-state tuition rates.For the Referred LawAgainst the Referred Law
Referendum PetitionCongressional Districting Plan (Ch. 1 of the 2011 Special Session)
Establishes the boundaries for the State's eight United States Congressional Districts based on recent census figures, as required by the United States Constitution.For the Referred LawAgainst the Referred Law
Referendum PetitionCivil Marriage Protection Act (Ch. 2 of the 2012 Legislative Session)
Establishes that Maryland's civil marriage laws allow gay and lesbian couples to obtain a civil marriage license, provided they are not otherwise prohibited from marrying; protects clergy from having to perform any particular marriage ceremony in violation of their religious beliefs; affirms that each religious faith has exclusive control over its own theological doctrine regarding who may marry within that faith; and provides that religious organizations and certain related entities are not required to provide goods, services, or benefits to an individual related to the celebration or promotion of marriage in violation of their religious beliefs.For the Referred LawAgainst the Referred Law
Gaming Expansion ReferendumGaming Expansion (Ch. 1 of the Second 2012 Special Session)
Do you favor the expansion of commercial gaming in the State of Maryland for the primary purpose of raising revenue for education to authorize video lottery operation licensees to operate "table games" as defined by law; to increase from 15,000 to 16,500 the maximum number of video lottery terminals that may be operated in the State; and to increase from 5 to 6 the maximum number of video lottery operation licenses that may be awarded in the State and allow a video lottery facility to operate in Prince George's County?For the Additional Forms and Expansion of Commercial GamingAgainst the Additional Forms and Expansion of Commercial Gaming
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