2013 Maryland Code
ELECTION LAW
§ 12-103 - Recount on question -- Petition


MD Elec Law Code § 12-103 (2013) What's This?

§12-103.

(a) A petition for a recount based on the certified results of a question on the ballot in an election conducted under this article may be filed by a registered voter eligible to vote for that question.

(b) The petition shall specify that the recount be conducted:

(1) in all of the precincts in which the office was on the ballot; or

(2) only in precincts designated in the petition.

(c) (1) If the question was on the ballot in one county, the petition shall be filed in that county.

(2) If the question was on the ballot in more than one county, the petition shall be filed with the State Board.

(d) The petition must be filed within 2 days after the results of the election are certified.

(e) (1) The State Board shall promptly notify each appropriate local board of a petition that is filed with the State Board.

(2) A local board shall promptly notify the State Board of a petition that is filed with the local board.

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