Election 2017

OFFICIAL RESULTS OF THE 2017 ELECTION

Amy G. Chmielewski and Patrick T. Richards Win Town of Bel Air Commissioners Seats

On Thursday, November 9, 2017, at 10:00 AM, at Bel Air 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 7, 2017 unofficial totals. The Final and Official Election Results for the 2017 Town of Bel Air Board of Commissioners Election are as follows: 

Patrick T. Richards: 262 + 2 Absentee/Provisional = 264 Total Votes
Amy G. Chmielewski: 158 + 2 Absentee/Provisional = 160 Total Votes
Michael D. Kutcher: 119 + 2 Absentee/Provisional = 121 Total Votes
Christopher J. Jordan: 115 + 0 Absentee/Provisional = 115 Total Votes

Other information includes:
Write-ins: 10

Eligible Registered Voters (as of 10/19/2017): 7,459
Ballots Cast: 370
Absentee Ballots Voted: 4
Provisional Ballots Voted: 7
Percentage of Voter Turnout: 5%

Standard Ballots Cast on Election Day: 370
Absentee Ballots Accepted: 3
Provisional Ballots Accepted: 1
Total Votes Cast as of 11/09/2017: 374

Michael L. Krantz
Director of Administration and Town Clerk

2017 ELECTION FOR TOWN OF BEL AIR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS



Election Date: November 7, 2017
Voting Hours: 7 AM to 8 PM
Voting Location: Bel Air Town Hall, 39 N. Hickory Ave., Bel Air, MD 21014

There are two seats on the Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners that are up for election this year.

ELECTION CANDIDATES

The following individuals have completed the certificate of candidacy, financial disclosure statement, been approved by the Board of Ethics, and paid the filing fee, thereby declaring their intent to run for the office of Town Commissioner in the upcoming election:

OFFICIAL BALLOT

This is an image of the Official Ballot for Town of Bel Air Municipal Election to be held on November 7, 2017.

Click HERE to view and/or download a copy.

2017 Bel Air Municipal Election Official Ballot v2

ELECTION INFORMATION

Candidate Filing



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 6, 2017 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.

Voter Registration



All eligible residents of the Town of Bel Air who desire to vote in the Town Election on November 7, 2017 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 17, 2017 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.

Absentee Voting



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 31, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. by mail, or 11:59 p.m. by fax to (410) 638‐3310 or email to elections@harfordcountymd.gov 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.

Public Logic & Accuracy Test



In preparation for the Town of Bel Air Municipal Election, the Harford County Board of Elections will conduct a public logic and accuracy test of the election voting system equipment on November 1, 2017, at 10:30 AM, at 133 Industry Lane, Forest Hill, MD 21050.