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§ 8-201. Date of primary election

West's Annotated Code of MarylandElection LawEffective: October 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Election Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Elections (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Primary Elections (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2015
MD Code, Election Law, § 8-201
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 33, § 8-201
§ 8-201. Date of primary election
In general
(a)(1) There shall be a statewide primary election in every even-numbered year.
(2) A primary election shall be held:
(i) in the year in which the Governor is elected, on the last Tuesday in June; and
(ii) in the year in which the President of the United States is elected, on the fourth Tuesday in April.
Baltimore City municipal primary
(b) In Baltimore City, there shall be a primary election for municipal offices on the fourth Tuesday in April in the year in which the President of the United States is elected.

Credits

Added as Art. 33, § 8-201, by Acts 1998, c. 585, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1999. Transferred to Election Law § 8-201 by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2003; Acts 2007, c. 219, § 1, eff. July 1, 2007; Acts 2011, c. 169, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2011; Acts 2012, c. 548, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2013; Acts 2012, c. 549, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2013; Acts 2015, c. 332, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2015.
Formerly Art. 33, § 8-201.
MD Code, Election Law, § 8-201, MD ELEC LAW § 8-201
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 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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