OFFICIAL RESULTS OF THE 2015 ELECTION
S. Burdette, B. Hopkins, and P. Einhorn Win Town of Bel Air Commissioners Seats.
On Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Town Hall, 39 N. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD, The Board of Canvassers met to conduct the Absentee Canvass and Provisional Canvass. These ballot counts were added to the results from the November 3, 2015 unofficial totals. The Final and Official Election Results for the 2015 Town of Bel Air Board of Commissioners Election are as follows:
Susan U. Burdette - 312 + 15 Absentee = 327 Total Votes
Brendan P. Hopkins - 190 + 5 Absentee = 195 Total Votes
Philip L. Einhorn - 177 + 12 Absentee = 189 Total Votes
Hunter M. Smith - 143 + 3 Absentee = 146 Total Votes
Diane E. Simmons - 84 + 5 Absentee = 89 Total Votes
Other information includes:
Active Registered Voters - 7,222
Ballots Cast at Polls - 376
Ballots Cast Absentee - 20
Ballots Cast Write-In - 15
Provisional Ballots - 2
TOTAL BALLOTS CAST - 413
Percentage of Voter Turnout - 5.72%
Michael L. Krantz
Director of Administration and Town Clerk
The Town of Bel Air Municipal Election for the Board of Town Commissioners will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Town Hall, 39 N. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, Maryland. Polls open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. The Town is using the Maryland State Board of Elections certified Diebold Premium Accu-Vote TS Voting System.
Anyone who desires to file as a candidate for Commissioner of the Town of Bel Air must have resided in the Town for at least six (6) months immediately preceding the election and shall be a registered voter of the State of Maryland. Candidates must file in person, at Town Hall, 39 N. Hickory Avenue, and complete a written certificate of candidacy and code of ethics financial disclosure statement with the Town Clerk of their intention to run for the office of Commissioner on or before October 2, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. The filing fee is $25.00. Should you have any questions relative to the status of your voter registration, contact the Harford County Board of Elections at (410) 638-3565.
All eligible residents of the Town of Bel Air who desire to vote in the Town Election on November 3, 2015 must be a registered voter of the State of Maryland. If you are not registered, or have any questions regarding your registration, contact the Harford County Board of Elections on or before the voter registration deadline of October 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. Applications for registration are available at the Harford County Elections Office located at 133 Industry Lane, Forest Hill; the Maryland Department of Motor Vehicles at 501 W. MacPhail Road, Bel Air; Bel Air Town Hall; or on line at www.harfordvotes.info, or call (410) 638-3565 for more information.
Every person who meets all of the following qualifications may vote: 1) is a citizen of the United States; 2) is eighteen (18) years of age or older by the date of the election; 3) is a registered voter in the State of MD and has resided within the Town of Bel Air for at least twenty‐one days preceding the Town election; and 4) is not constitutionally regulated or disqualified to be a registered voter pursuant to Election Law § 3-102 (b) of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
Applications for Absentee Ballots are available at the Harford County Board of Elections, 133 Industry Lane, Forest Hill, MD 21050 or by calling (410) 638‐3565. The deadline for receipt of Absentee Ballot Applications by the Harford County Board of Elections is October 27, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. by mail, or 11:59 p.m. by fax to (410) 638‐3310 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org in order to receive your ballot by mail. After this deadline applications and ballots must be picked up in person at the Harford County Board of Elections. Ballots must be received and stamped at the Town Hall, 39 N. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, on or before the close of the polls (8:00 PM) on Election Day.
This is an image of the Official Ballot of the Town of Bel Air's Election, to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, as it would appear on the Accu-Vote TS Voting System screen.
The Candidates for the November 3, 2015 Town of Bel Air Municipal Election are:
- Susan U. Burdette
- Philip L. Einhorn
- Brendan P. Hopkins
- Diane E. Simmons
- Hunter M. Smith