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§ 8-806. General election for board of education members

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, § 8-806
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 33, § 8-806
§ 8-806. General election for board of education members
In general
(a) In a general election for board of education members, a voter may vote for a number of nominees equal to the number of members to be elected.
Nominees receiving largest number of votes elected
(b)(1) The nominees, equal in number to the number of offices to be filled, who receive the largest number of votes in a general election shall be declared elected.
(2)(i) If two or more nominees each receive the lowest number of votes necessary to qualify for election, creating a tie for the last office to be filled, the office shall be considered vacant.
(ii) A vacancy occurring under subparagraph (i) of this paragraph shall be filled:
1. as if the vacancy occurred during the term of office for which the election is being held; and
2. by the selection of one of the nominees who ties in the general election.


Added as Art. 33, § 8-806, by Acts 1998, c. 585, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1999. Transferred to Election Law § 8-806 by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2003.
Formerly Art. 33, § 8-806.
MD Code, Election Law, § 8-806, MD ELEC LAW § 8-806
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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