OFFICIAL RESULTS OF THE 2019 ELECTION
Kahoe, Bianca, and Hughes Win Town of Bel Air Commissioners Seats
On Thursday, November 7, 2019, 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 5, 2019 unofficial totals. The Final and Official Election Results for the 2019 Town of Bel Air Board of Commissioners Election are as follows:
Donna L. Kahoe: 382 + 14 Absentee/Provisional = 396 Total Votes
Kevin M. Bianca: 287 + 4 Absentee/Provisional = 291 Total Votes
Erin S. Hughes: 261 + 7 Absentee/Provisional = 268 Total Votes
William S. Kelly: 230 + 10 Absentee/Provisional = 240 Total Votes
James V. “Capt’n Jim” McMahan: 222 + 5 Absentee/Provisional = 227 Total Votes
Daniel W. Gray: 214 + 3 Absentee/Provisional = 217 Total Votes
Michael D. Kutcher: 197 + 1 Absentee/Provisional = 198 Total Votes
Philip L. Einhorn: 188 + 8 Absentee/Provisional = 196 Total Votes
James C. Lockard: 127 + 4 Absentee/Provisional = 131 Total Votes
Eligible Registered Voters (as of 10/22/2019): 7,669
Standard Ballots Cast on Election Day: 809
Absentee Ballots Received: 27
Absentee Ballots Accepted: 27
Provisional Ballots Cast: 2
Provisional Ballots Accepted: 1
Total Votes Cast as of 11/07/2019: 838
Percentage of Voter Turnout: 11%
Michael L. Krantz - Director of Administration and Town Clerk
2019 ELECTION FOR TOWN OF BEL AIR BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
- Election Date: November 5, 2019
- Voting Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Voting Location: Bel Air Town Hall, 39 N. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD 21014
There are three seats on the Town of Bel Air Board of Commissioners that are up for election this year.
A summary of Election Sign Regulations are provided on the Elections webpage.
This is an image of the Official Ballot for Town of Bel Air Municipal Election to be held on November 5, 2019.
The League of Women Voters of Harford County will be hosting a Voter Forum in anticipation of the Town of Bel Air Board of Commissioners Municipal Election. It will be held on Wednesday, October, 30, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Bel Air Town Hall on 39 N. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD. Please come out and learn about who is running for office in your town.
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:
Kevin M. Bianca - firstname.lastname@example.org
Philip L. Einhorn - email@example.com
Daniel W. Gray - firstname.lastname@example.org
Erin S. Hughes - email@example.com
Donna L. Kahoe - firstname.lastname@example.org
William S. Kelly - BillKellyForTownCommissioner@gmail.com
Michael D. Kutcher - email@example.com
James C. Lockard - firstname.lastname@example.org
James V. "Capt'n Jim" McMahan - email@example.com
For more information about the candidates, check out the Aegis Newspaper article published on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 titled "9 mostly new faces vying for board".
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 4, 2019 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 5, 2019 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 15, 2019 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 29, 2019 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 Bel Air Town Hall, 39 N. Hickory Avenue, Bel Air, MD on or before the close of the polls (8:00 p.m.) on Election Day.
Public L & A
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 October 22, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at 133 Industry Lane, Forest Hill, MD 21050.