How the Maryland House voted on repealing the death penalty

Members of the Maryland House of Delegates debate a measure to ban capital punishment on Friday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
March 15, 2013

The Maryland House of Delegates voted 82-56 on Friday to repeal the state’s death penalty, sending the bill to Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) for his signature. He’s a look at how members voted.

For repeal of the death penalty (80 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Curt Anderson (D-Baltimore)

Sam Arora (D-Montgomery)

Susan L. Aumann (R-Baltimore County)

Ben Barnes (D-Prince George’s)

Kumar P. Barve (D-Montgomery)

Elizabeth Bobo (D-Howard)

Talmadge Branch (D-Baltimore)

Aisha N. Braveboy (D-Prince George’s)

Emmett C. Burns Jr. (D-Baltimore County)

Michael E. Busch (D-Anne Arundel)

Rudolph C. Cane (D-Wicomico)

Jon S. Cardin (D-Baltimore County)

Alfred C. Carr (D-Montgomery)

Jill P. Carter (D-Baltimore)

Galen R. Clagett (D-Frederick)

Luke Clippinger (D-Baltimore)

Frank M. Conaway (D-Baltimore)

Bonnie Cullison (D-Montgomery)

Dereck E. Davis (D-Prince George’s)

Kathleen M. Dumais (D-Montgomery)

Brian J. Feldman (D-Montgomery)

William J. Frank (R-Baltimore County)

C. William Frick (D-Montgomery)

Barbara Frush (D-Prince George’s)

Tawanna P. Gaines (D-Prince George’s)

Jim Gilchrist (D-Montgomery)

Cheryl D. Glenn (D-Baltimore)

Melony G. Griffith (D-Prince George’s)

Ana Sol Gutierrez (D-Montgomery)

Guy Guzzone (D-Howard)

Peter A. Hammen (D-Baltimore)

Nina R. Harper (D-Baltimore)

Keith E. Haynes (D-Baltimore)

Anne Healey (D-Prince George’s)

Sheila E. Hixson (D-Montgomery)

Marvin E. Holmes Jr. (D-Prince George’s)

Carolyn J. B. Howard (D-Prince George’s)

James W. Hubbard (D-Prince George’s)

Tom Hucker (D-Montgomery)

Jolene Ivey (D-Prince George’s)

Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore)

Anne R. Kaiser (D-Montgomery)

Ariana B. Kelly (D-Montgomery)

Benjamin F. Kramer (D-Montgomery)

Stephen W. Lafferty (D-Baltimore County)

Susan C. Lee (D-Montgomery)

Mary Ann E. Love (D-Anne Arundel)

Eric G. Luedtke (D-Montgomery)

Brian K. McHale (D-Baltimore)

Maggie McIntosh (D-Baltimore)

Aruna Miller (D-Montgomery)

Keiffer J. Mitchell (D-Baltimore)

Heather R. Mizeur (D-Montgomery)

Dan K. Morhaim (D-Baltimore County)

Peter Murphy (D-Charles)

Shirley Nathan-Pulliam (D-Baltimore County)

Doyle L. Niemann (D-Prince George’s)

Nathaniel T. Oaks (D-Baltimore)

Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk (D-Prince George’s)

Shane E. Pendergrass (D-Howard)

James E. Proctor Jr. (D-Prince George’s)

Kirill Reznik (D-Montgomery)

Barbara Robinson (D-Baltimore)

Shane Robinson (D-Montgomery)

Samuel I. Rosenberg (D-Baltimore)

Luiz R. S. Simmons (D-Montgomery)

Dana Stein (D-Baltimore County)

Melvin L. Stukes (D-Baltimore)

Michael G. Summers (D-Prince George’s)

Darren M. Swain (D-Prince George’s)

Shawn Z. Tarrant (D-Baltimore)

Frank S. Turner (D-Howard)

Veronica Turner (D-Prince Geroge’s)

Kriselda Valderrama (D-Prince George’s)

Geraldine Valentino-Smith (D-Prince George’s)

Joseph F. Vallario (Prince George’s)

Michael L. Vaughn (D-Prince George’s)

Jeff Waldstreicher (D-Montgomery)

Jay Walker (D-Prince George’s)

Alonzo T. Washington (D-Prince George’s)

Mary L. Washington (D-Baltimore)

Craig J. Zucker (D-Montgomery)

Against repeal of the death penalty (38 Republicans, 18 Democrats)

Kathy Afzali (R-Frederick)

Charles Barkley (D-Montgomery)

Gail H. Bates (R-Howard)

Pamela Beidle (D-Anne Arundel)

Wendell R. Beitzel (R-Garrett)

John L. Bohanan Jr. (D-St. Mary’s)

Joseph C. Boteler III (R-Baltimore)

Eric M. Bromwell (D-Baltimore County)

John W. E. Cluster Jr. (R-Baltimore County)

Norman H. Conway (D-Wicomico)

Robert A. Costa (R-Anne Arundel)

Steven J. DeBoy (D-Baltimore County)

John P. Donoghue (D-Washington)

Adelaide C. Eckardt (R-Dorchester)

Donald B. Elliott (R-Carroll)

Mark N. Fisher (R-Calvert)

Ron George (R-Anne Arundel)

Glen Glass (R-Harford)

Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio (R-Talbot)

Stephen S. Hershey Jr. (R-Queen Anne’s)

Patrick N. Hogan (R-Frederick)

Michael J. Hough (R-Frederick)

Rick Impallaria (R-Harford)

Jay A. Jacobs (R-Kent)

Mary-Dulany James (D-Harford)

Sally Jameson (D-Charles)

Wade Kach (R-Baltimore)

Kevin Kelly (D-Allegany)

Nicholaus R. Kipke (R-Anne Arundel)

Susan W. Krebs (R-Carroll)

James E. Malone (D-Baltimore)

Susan K. McComas (R-Harford)

Tony McConkey (R-Anne Arundel)

Michael A. McDermott (R-Worcester)

Herb McMillan (R-Anne Arundel)

Warren E. Miller (R-Howard)

Joseph J. Minnick (D-Baltimore County)

Wayne Norman (R-Harford)

Anthony J. O’Donnell (R-Calvert)

John A. Olszewski Jr. (D-Baltimore County)

Charles J. Otto (R-Somerset)

Neil Parrott (R-Washington)

Justin Ready (R-Carroll)

David D. Rudolph (D-Cecil)

Steven R. Schuh (R-Anne Arundel)

Kelly Schulz (R-Frederick)

Andrew Serafini (R-Washington)

Michael D. Smigiel Sr. (R-Cecil)

Theodore Sophocleus (D-Anne Arundel)

Donna Stifler (R-Harford)

Nancy R. Stocksdale (R-Carroll)

Kathy Szeliga (R-Baltimore County)

Cathy Vitale (R-Anne Arundel)

Michael H. Weir Jr. (D-Baltimore County)

C. T. Wilson (D-Charles)

John F. Wood Jr. (D-St. Mary’s)

Excused from voting (3 Republicans)

Don H. Dwyer (R-Anne Arundel)

Pat McDonough (R-Baltimore County)

LeRoy E. Myers Jr. (R-Washington)

John Wagner has covered Maryland government and politics for The Post since 2004.
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