2007 Regular Session


File Code: Elections Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 886
Sponsored By:
Senators Peters, Britt, Brochin, and Raskin
Every Vote Counts Act


Requiring the State Board of Elections to ensure that training manuals and related materials are distributed to local boards of elections at least 6 months before an election; altering the time period before an election when voter registration is closed; requiring local boards to create precincts under specified conditions; prohibiting the State Board, subject to conditions, from altering a voting system within a specified time period before an election; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Gwendolyn Britt, District 47
Senator Jim Brochin, District 42
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Elections -see also- Ballots; Camp Financ; Pol Cands; Voting
Elections Supervisors
Elections, State Board of
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Local Government Mandates
Political Candidates
Publications -see also- Maryland Register
Registration -see also- Motor Vehicle Registration
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Election Law
( 2-102 , 2-303 , 3-302 , 5-303 , 9-101 , 9-306 , 16-903 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered