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Howard County Judge of the Orphans' Court

About the Race

General Election

Results below are unofficial and may be incomplete. For final results, check state and county board of elections web sites.


Charles M. Coles Jr.

Charles M. Coles Jr.* (R)

Occupation Orphans' court judge; farmer; school bus contractor; owner, Coles Bus Service.
Education Some college, U-Md., Catonsville CC; jud. training, Md. Assn. of Judges of the Orphans' Ct.; estate admin., MICPEL.
Age: 48 | Residence: Lisbon.
Web site: None given. | » E-mail

Joyce C. Pope

Joyce C. Pope* (R)

Occupation Orphans' Court judge.
Education Some college, psychology, Towson University; labor relations and mediation course work, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.
Age: 55 | Residence: North Laurel.
Web site: None given. | » E-mail

Sherae M. McNeal

Sherae M. McNeal* (D)

Occupation Partner, lawyer, O'Guinn & McNeal PA; judge, Howard County Orphans' Court.
Education BA, English, JD, University of Maryland.
Age: 40 | Residence: Clarksville.
Web site: None given. | » E-mail

Jay Fred Cohen

Jay Fred Cohen (D)

Occupation Lawyer.
Education JD, University of Maryland.
Age: 73 | Residence: Running Brook, Columbia.
Web site: None given. | » E-mail

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