Town of Chesapeake Beach, MD
Calvert County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Chesapeake Beach 6-14-2007 by Ord. No. O-07-3 (Ch. 16 of the 1997 Town Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Voter and candidate registration, nomination and election — See Charter, Subtitle 6.
Article I Definitions

§ 22-1 Terms defined.

§ 22-2 Time and deadlines.

Article II Board of Elections

§ 22-3 Powers and duties.

§ 22-4 Compensation.

§ 22-5 Clerk to Board.

§ 22-6 Preservation of records.

Article III Registration

§ 22-7 Registrars.

§ 22-8 Persons entitled to register to vote.

§ 22-9 Persons not entitled to register to vote.

§ 22-10 Registration by application.

§ 22-11 Required information.

§ 22-12 Change of name, address, or qualification status.

§ 22-13 Closing of registration.

§ 22-14 Voter registration volunteers.

§ 22-15 Receipt of application forms.

§ 22-16 Application verification inquiries.

§ 22-17 Qualification of applicants.

§ 22-18 Board consent to registration.

§ 22-19 Challenges to registration.

§ 22-20 Challenge hearings.

§ 22-21 Registration records.

§ 22-22 Retention of records by Board.

§ 22-23 Registration validity.

§ 22-24 Withdrawal or expiration of registration.

Article IV Candidates for Office

§ 22-25 Elective office.

§ 22-26 Certificate of nomination.

§ 22-27 Challenges to candidacy.

§ 22-28 Authority line.

Article V Ballots and Voting Devices

§ 22-29 Ballots.

§ 22-30 Ballot formulation.

§ 22-31 Voting machines.

§ 22-32 Voting booths or stations.

§ 22-33 Voter use of sample ballots.

§ 22-34 Provisional ballots.

§ 22-35 Documentation of provisional ballots.

§ 22-36 Completion of provisional ballot application.

§ 22-37 Content of provisional ballots.

§ 22-38 Provisional ballot instructions and envelopes.

§ 22-39 Casting provisional ballots.

§ 22-40 Canvassing of provisional ballots.

§ 22-41 Absentee voting.

§ 22-42 Application for absentee ballot.

§ 22-43 Absentee ballot forms.

§ 22-44 Review of application for absentee ballot; issuance or rejection.

§ 22-45 Use of agent in absentee ballot process.

§ 22-46 Assistance in marking absentee ballots.

§ 22-47 Counting absentee ballots.

§ 22-48 Receipt of absentee ballots.

Article VI Conduct of Elections

§ 22-49 Illegal electioneering.

§ 22-50 Campaign restrictions.

§ 22-51 Election judges.

§ 22-52 Division of duties among judges.

§ 22-53 Proof of voter status.

§ 22-54 Voter authority card.

§ 22-55 Instructions to voters.

§ 22-56 Assistance to voters.

§ 22-57 Official challenger designation and protection.

§ 22-58 Removal of official challengers.

§ 22-59 Official challenger's rights and prohibitions.

§ 22-60 Citizen challenges.

§ 22-61 Duty of judges to challenge.

§ 22-62 Resolution of challenges.

§ 22-63 Challenge resulting from registry errors.

§ 22-64 Majority of judges necessary to receive challenged vote.

§ 22-65 Opening and closing of polls.

§ 22-66 Procedures for closing polls.

§ 22-67 Statement of vote.

§ 22-68 Publication of returns.

Article VII Recounts and Election Contests

§ 22-69 Types of recounts.

§ 22-70 Contents of petition for recount.

§ 22-71 Candidate's counter-petition for second recount.

§ 22-72 Recount procedure.

§ 22-73 Certification of recount result.

Article VIII Enforcement and Penalties

§ 22-74 Authority to enforce; applicability of state law.

§ 22-75 Offenses relating to registration.

§ 22-76 Offenses relating to voting.

§ 22-77 Voting by person convicted of infamous crime.

§ 22-78 Disobeying lawful command of election official.

§ 22-79 Disturbing the peace.

§ 22-80 Interfering with election officials.

§ 22-81 Offenses regarding ballots and balloting.

§ 22-82 Tampering with election records.

§ 22-83 Tampering, damaging, or removing voting equipment.

§ 22-84 General penalty provisions.

Article IX Referendum

§ 22-85 Contents of petition.

§ 22-86 Petition validation.

Article X Appendix

§ 22-87 Designation of areas where electioneering is prohibited.