2016 Maryland general election guide for Anne Arundel voters

Polls across Maryland are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 8. To find your polling place, visit https://voterservices.elections.state.md.us/VoterSearch

  • Our say: All but one ballot item should be OK'd

    Our say: All but one ballot item should be OK'd

    Sometimes bombshells are tucked among the bland government housekeeping in the ballot questions voters are presented with in every election. That's not really the case this year, and we think a "for" vote is appropriate on the two items that have provoked the most discussion. But there is one we...

  • Anne Arundel voters will decide on 6 local charter amendments

    Anne Arundel voters will decide on 6 local charter amendments

    When Anne Arundel County voters head to the polls starting Thursday, they will be voting on more than presidential, congressional and judicial candidates. Voters will also have an opportunity to approve or reject six charter amendments proposed by County Executive Steve Schuh or council members....

  • Our say: We endorse current Circuit Court judges

    Our say: We endorse current Circuit Court judges

    Like all five of the candidates for the four available seats on the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, we don't like the system for choosing that court's judges. But for now we're stuck with it, and we think the best option for county residents is to vote for the four judges now on the bench...

  • Judicial race: A referendum on the election itself

    Judicial race: A referendum on the election itself

    There is not a single candidate running in Anne Arundel County's judicial race who believes in the current election process. During meetings with reporters and editors from The Capital this week, all five candidates expressed a lack of confidence in how voters will be choosing the next four judges...

  • Maryland voters will decide how governor fills vacancies for two statewide offices

    Maryland voters will decide how governor fills vacancies for two statewide offices

    Marylanders will vote on one little-debated statewide ballot question this year. Question 1 is an amendment to the state constitution that would change the way the comptroller and attorney general are replaced if they leave office before their terms expire. If approved, it would require the governor...

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