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§ 8-503. Nomination of presidential electors

West's Annotated Code of MarylandElection LawEffective: October 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Election Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Elections (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Presidential Elections (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2017
MD Code, Election Law, § 8-503
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 33, § 8-503
§ 8-503. Nomination of presidential electors
<Section 8-503 effective upon occurrence of contingency specified in Acts 2007, c. 43, § 3, and Acts 2007, c. 44, § 3. See, also, section 8-503 effective until occurrence of contingency specified in Acts 2007, c. 43, § 3, and Acts 2007, c. 44, § 3.>
Nomination in accordance with party rules
(a) Each political party shall nominate or provide for the nomination of candidates for presidential elector of the party in accordance with party rules.
Number of nominees
(b) The number of candidates nominated by each political party shall be the number that this State is entitled to elect.
Certification to State Board
(c)(1) The names and residential addresses of individuals nominated as candidates for presidential elector by a political party shall be certified to the State Board by the presiding officers of the political party.
(2) The names and residential addresses of individuals nominated as candidates for presidential elector by a candidate for President of the United States who is nominated by petition shall be certified to the State Board by the candidate.
(3) The electors shall be certified to the State Board at least 30 days before the general election.
Presidential electors
(d) If the number of presidential electors nominated is less than or greater than the State's number of electoral votes, presidential electors shall be nominated as provided for under Article III of § 8-5A-01 of this title.

Credits

Added as Art. 33, § 8-503, by Acts 1998, c. 585, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1999. Transferred to Election Law § 8-503 by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2003. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 291, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2003; Acts 2003, c. 222, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2003; Acts 2007, c. 43, § 1; Acts 2007, c. 44, § 1; Acts 2017, c. 107, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
Formerly Art. 33, § 8-503.
MD Code, Election Law, § 8-503, MD ELEC LAW § 8-503
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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