How the Maryland Senate voted on repealing the death penalty

The Maryland Senate on Wednesday voted 27 to 20 for a bill sponsored by Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) that would replace the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole. The bill moves next to the House of Delegates.

Here’s a look at how the Senate voted:

Voting for the bill (25 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

John C. Astle (D-Anne Arundel)

Joanne C. Benson (D-Prince George’s)

Joan Carter Conway (D-Baltimore)

Ulysses Currie (D-Prince George’s)

James E. DeGrange Sr. (D-Anne Arundel)

Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore)

Jennie M. Forehand (D-Montgomery)

Brian E. Frosh (D-Montgomery)

Lisa A. Gladden (D-Baltimore)

Verna L. Jones-Rodwell (D-Baltimore)

Delores G. Kelley (D-Baltimore County)

Nancy J. King (D-Montgomery)

Allan H. Kittleman (R-Howard)

Richard S. Madaleno Jr. (D-Montgomery)

Roger Manno (D-Montgomery)

Nathaniel J. McFadden (D-Baltimore)

Karen S. Montgomery (D-Montgomery)

C. Anthony Muse (D-Prince George’s)

Douglas J. J. Peters (D-Prince George’s)

Paul G. Pinsky (D-Prince George’s)

Catherine E. Pugh (D-Baltimore)

Victor R. Ramirez (D-Prince George’s)

Jamie B. Raskin (D-Montgomery)

Edward R. Reilly (R-Anne Arundel)

James C. Rosapepe (D-Prindce George’s)

Ronald N. Young (D-Frederick)

Robert A. Zirkin (D-Baltimore County)

Voting against the bill (10 Democrats, 10 Republicans)

David R. Brinkley (R-Frederick)

James Brochin (D-Baltimore County)

Richard F. Colburn (R-Dorchester)

Roy P. Dyson (D-St. Mary’s)

George C. Edwards (R-Garrett)

Robert J. Garagiola (D-Montgomery)

Joseph M. Getty (R-Carroll)

Barry Glassman (R-Harford)

Nancy Jacobs (R-Harford)

J. B. Jennings (R-Baltimore County)

Edward J. Kasemeyer (D-Baltimore County)

Katherine A. Klausmeier (D-Baltimore County)

James N. Mathias Jr. (D-Wicomico)

Thomas M. Middleton (D-Charles)

Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert)

E. J. Pipkin (R-Cecil)

James N. Robey (D-Howard)

Christopher B. Shank (R-Washington)

Bryan W. Simonaire (R-Anne Arundel)

Norman R. Stone Jr. (D-Baltimore County)

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