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§ 8-802. Nonpartisan elections

West's Annotated Code of MarylandElection Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Election Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Elections (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 8. Boards of Education (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Election Law, § 8-802
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 33, § 8-802
§ 8-802. Nonpartisan elections
In general
(a)(1)(i) Members of boards of education shall be elected on a nonpartisan basis.
(ii) In a primary election to nominate board of education candidates, any registered voter of the county, regardless of party affiliation or lack of party affiliation, is eligible to vote in those contests for nomination.
(2) Candidates for election to boards of education shall, without party designation or regard to party affiliation:
(i) file certificates of candidacy;
(ii) be certified to the ballot;
(iii) appear on the ballot;
(iv) be voted on; and
(v) be nominated and elected.
Construction with Title 3 of the Education Article
(b) This section does not apply to candidates for nomination or election to a board of education if Title 3 of the Education Article requires a partisan election.


Added as Art. 33, § 8-802, by Acts 1998, c. 585, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1999. Transferred to Election Law § 8-802 by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2003.
Formerly Art. 33, § 8-802.
MD Code, Election Law, § 8-802, MD ELEC LAW § 8-802
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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