Maryland 2014 ballot measures
Two statewide ballot measures are on the November 4, 2014 ballot in Maryland.
The 2014 legislative session began on January 8, 2014. It was projected to conclude on April 7, 2014, however it ran past its due date. May 7 was the anticipated final date for an extended session. Two legislatively-referred constitutional amendments, which address government finances and elections, are certified for the November general election ballot.
- Since 1994, an average of three measures have appeared on even-year ballots in Maryland. Therefore, 2014 is a below-average year based on the number of certified measures.
- The number of measures on even-yeared statewide ballots since 1994 has ranged from zero to seven.
- Since 1994, 28 of 32, or 88 percent, of Maryland ballot measures have been approved by voters.
- Conversely, four of 32, or 13 percent, of measures have been defeated.
On the ballot
- See also: 2014 ballot measures
|Question 1||Gov't Finances||Creates a transportation trust fund for funding state transportation systems|
|Question 2||Elections||Permits a county charter to provide for filling vacancies in county executive offices through special elections|
Not on ballot
|VR||Gender Identity Discrimination Referendum||LGBT||Adds gender identity to state non-discrimination policies|
|VR||Death Penalty Repeal Referendum||Death penalty||Puts the state's repeal of the death penalty to popular vote|
|VR||Gun Control Referendum||Firearms||Submits recently passed gun control laws to popular vote|
|Legislative Term Limits Amendment||Term limits||Imposes a limit of three consecutive terms on state legislators|
|Special Fund Amendment||Gov't Finance||Creates a special fund for revenues, under the control of the state comptroller, that can only be utilized for allocations during certain fiscal years|
|Legislative Redistricting Commission Amendment||Redistricting||Creates a seven person commission to devise redistricting plans following each census|
State of Maryland
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Comptroller | Treasurer | Superintendent of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Secretary of Agriculture | Secretary of Natural Resources | Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation | Chairman of Public Service Commission |