In the Thursday Voters' Guides for Maryland, the length of term listed for Circuit Court judges was incorrect. They are elected to 15- year terms. Also, Robert F. Fischer, an at-large candidate for judge on the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, was inadvertently omitted. (Published 11/3/90)

Term: 4 Years

Salary: $88,900


(3 seats)

These candidates are unopposed

Vincent E. Ferretti Jr. (D,R)

1704 Pitt Pl., Rockville

Age: 53


Judge, Circuit Court, Montgomery County, appointed June 1988; practicing lawyer for 25 years; assistant corporation counsel for D.C., 1964-69; assistant city attorney (part time), Rockville, 1969-79; resident of Montgomery County since 1967; past president, Maryland State Bar Association; active member of Montgomery County Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association and American Bar Association; graduate, Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law School; married; four children.

Paul A. McGuckian (D,R)

105 Wall St., Rockville

Age: 52


Judge, Circuit Court, Montgomery County, 1989-present; judge, District Court, Montgomery County, 1987-1989; county attorney for Montgomery, 1979-1987; former counsel, Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County, town of Somerset, Montgomery County Delegation to the General Assembly, and special counsel to the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission; past president, West End Civic Association; graduate, George Washington University Law School, Dickinson College and Montgomery Blair High School; married; two children, one stepchild.

John J. Mitchell (D,R)

7 Old Stage Ct., Rockville

Age: 63


Chief and administrative judge, Circuit Court, Montgomery County, 1986-present; associate judge, Montgomery County, 1973-86; public defender, Montgomery County, 1968-73; partner, Donahue, Ehrmantraut & Mitchell, 1962-68; private practice, 1957-68; LL.B., American University Law School.