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Should James P. Salmon be retained as Maryland Specials Appeals Court Judge in the 4th Appellate Circuit?

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Prince George's County Ballot Questions

To provide a statement of the County's policy to encourage and support local and minority business in the County; to amend the time for Council consideration of the proposed County budget; to provide that the annual budget document contain forecasts of goods and services that would necessitate competitive bidding; and to provide that reports of certain positions in the exempt service be submitted semi-annually.

To provide that the staffing level of any agency approved in the annual operating budget may not be increased without prior approval of the Council.

To provide that the revenue estimates in the proposed operating budget may be increased or decreased by the Council by no more than one percent.

To increase the powers of the County Auditor to perform investigations; and to provide protection to County employees for providing information to the County Auditor during an investigation.

To amend the prescribed scheduling and notice periods for legislation by the Clerk of the Council; to amend the time for presentation of enacted bills to the County Executive; and to authorize amendments to the County legislative process during an emergency declared by the Governor for matters relating to and responsive to the emergency.

To provide an approval process for the making of certain contracts providing for the payment of funds at a time beyond the fiscal year in which the contract is made.

To provide an approval process for certain intrafund transfers of appropriations within County agencies.

To allow additional time for holding a public hearing on executive appointments and providing that failure to act within forty-five days shall constitute approval.

An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $11,288,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Library Facilities, as defined therein.

An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $62,327,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Public Works and Transportation Facilities (including roads and bridges, parking lots, and maintenance facilities), as defined therein.

An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $9,259,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Public Safety Facilities (including Fire Department Facilities), as defined therein.

An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $15,600,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of County Buildings, as defined therein.

An Act enabling the County to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not exceeding $15,499,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of Community College Facilities, as defined therein.

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Maryland Ballot Questions

Question One: Disposition of Park Lands

This constitutional amendment says the Board of Public Works may not approve the sale, transfer, exchange, grant or other permanent disposition of any state-owned outdoor recreation, open space, conservation, preservation, forest, or park land without the express approval of the General Assembly or of a committee that the General Assembly designates by statute, resolution or rule.

Question Two: Circuit Court in Banc Decisions

This constitutional amendment establishes the right of a party who did not request in banc review by the circuit court to appeal an adverse decision by the in banc court to the State's intermediate appellate court, the Court of Special Appeals. The amendment provides that a party in a circuit court trial conducted by less than three circuit court judges is eligible for in banc review. The amendment establishes that three judges of a circuit court constitute a circuit court in banc. The amendment repeals the authority of the circuit courts to regulate the rules governing in banc circuit court appeals, and establishes that the Maryland Rules are to provide the procedure for such appeals. The amendment also eliminates obsolete language pertaining to writs of error from this provision of the Constitution.

Question Three: Civil Jury Trials

This constitutional amendment authorizes the enactment of legislation that limits the right to trial by jury in civil proceedings to those proceedings in which the amount in controversy exceeds $10,000.

Question Four: Election Law Revisions

Special Note: Provisions of this legislation would have amended prior legislation providing an early voting option to voters in primary and general elections. The early voting provisions of this legislation have been declared unconstitutional by court action; the remaining provisions of House Bill 1368 that are subject to this referendum are summarized below.

Requires power and duties assigned to the State Board of Elections to be exercised in accordance with an affirmative vote by a supermajority of the members of the State Board; requires local boards of elections to establish new precincts to serve certain higher educational institutions; requires local boards to adopt regulations concerning voter registration and to allow public notice and comment concerning proposed changes in precinct boundaries; requires local boards of elections to make public reports concerning deletion of individuals from the voter registry and concerning the number of voter registration applications received; authorizes the State Elections administrator to take specified actions to ensure compliance with State elections laws by local election boards and personnel, requires that certain provisions of this legislation apply only to certain jurisdictions and will remain effective until June 30, 2008; requires all polling places to be equipped with computers containing a record of all registered voters in the county.

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