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2012 Presidential General Election Candidates and Questions
Tuesday, November 6, 2012 General Election – Frederick County, Maryland

President and Vice President of the United States 
Name Political Party Contact Information
Barack Obama - President
Joe Biden - Vice President
Democratic     Obama for America
P.O. Box 803638
Chicago, IL  60680    
Mitt Romney - President
Paul Ryan - Vice President
Republican Romney for President, Inc.
P.O. Box 149756
Boston, MA  02114
Gary Johnson - President
James P. Gray - Vice President
Jill Stein - President
Cheri Honkala - Vice President
Green P.O. Box 260217
Madison, WI 53726

Write-in Candidates for President and Vice President (Not on Ballot)
 Name                          Political Party  Contact Information

Tiffany Renee Briscoe - President
James Orlando Ogle - Vice President
Democratic                                 8302 Widgeon Place
Laurel, MD  20724
(301) 776-5626

701 Glenwood St., # 216
Annapolis, MD 21401
Dennis Knill - President Democratic P.O. Box 20282
Sedona, AZ 86341
Matthew Lydick - President Republican  8382 K Montgomery Run Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043
(410) 440-1193
Barbara A. Prokopich - President Republican  P.O. Box 1090
Mead, WA 99021
(509) 292-9004
Santa Claus - President  Independent  P.O. Box 5592
Incline Village, NV 89450
Richard Duncan - President  Independent  1100 East Blvd
Aurora, OH 44202 
James Clymer - President  Constitution  301 Letort Road
Millersville, PA 17551
Virgil Goode - President  Constitution 90 East Church Street
Rocky Mount, VA 24151
(540) 483-5558
Ross C. "Rocky" Anderson - President
Luis J. Rodriguez - Vice President 
Other Candidates P.O. Box 3868
Salt Lake City, UT 84110
(801) 990-5300

716 Orange Grove Avenue
San Fernando, CA 91340
(801) 990-5300
Merlin Miller - President
Harry V. Bertram - Vice President 
Other Candidates  202 Golf Creek Road
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
(865) 323-3601

P.O. Box 88
Maidsville, WV 26541
(304) 598-7215
Michael David Boyles - President  Unaffiliated   21182 Marsh Creek Road Lot E11
Preston, MD 21655
(410) 673-1613
Theodis (Ted) Brown, Sr. - President Unaffiliated  9901 Lilac Drive
St. Louis, MO 63137
(314) 922-7277
Paul Chehade - President
Steve McAllister - Vice President 
Unaffiliated  P.O. Box 45106
Miami, FL 33245-1506
1 (800) 856-4850
David M. Crosby - President  Unaffiliated  273 East Kelso Road
Columbus, OH 43202
(614) 307-8200 
Fred Donald Dickson, Jr. - President  Unaffiliated  516 Murgnec Road
Chestertown, MD 21620
(410) 778-9002
Robert William Dietz  Unaffiliated  1975 South East Crystal Lake Drive
Unit 181
Corvallis, OR 97333
Nelson Keyton  Unaffiliated  1523 Compton Street North East
Apartment 6
Roanoke, VA 24012
Cecil James Roth  Unaffiliated  314 North College Avenue
Geneseo, IL 61254-1216
(309) 944-3791

U.S. Senator 
Name        Political Party                   Contact Information
Ben Cardin Democratic    P.O. Box 21093
Catonsville, MD 21228
(443) 865-7290
Daniel John Bongino Republican     Bongino for Senate
P.O. Box 827
Severna Park, MD 21146
(410) 924-4577
Dean Ahmad Libertarian 4323 Rosedale Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 968-7169
Rob S. Sobhani Unaffiliated 9812 Falls Road
Suite 114-199
Potomac, MD 20859

Write-in Candidates for U.S. Senator (Not on Ballot)
Name Political Party Contact Information
Lih Young Democratic P.O. Box 10286
Rockville, MD 20849
Brandy Baker Unaffiliated 2508 Hamilton Ave
Baltimore, MD 21214
(410) 419-5033
Ed Tinus Unaffiliated P.O. Box 0062
Whaleyville, MD 21872
(410) 641-2919

Representative in Congress - 6th Congressional District 
 Name Party Affiliation  Contact Information 
John Delaney Democratic P.O. Box 60320
Potomac, MD 20854
Roscoe G. Bartlett Republican  Bartlett for Congress
P.O. Box 245
Middletown, MD 21769
(240) 446-0077
Nickolaus Mueller  Libertarian  5 E Franklin St Apt 3
Baltimore, MD 21202

Representative in Congress - 8th Congressional District 
 Name Political Party
Chris Van Hollen Democratic
10605 Concord Street
Suite 202
Kensington, MD 20895
(301) 942-3768
Ken Timmerman Republican 11140 Rockville Pike 
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 946-2918
Mark Grannis Libertarian P.O. Box 15741
Chevy Chase, MD 20825
(301) 841-7530
George Gluck Green 4848 Sweetbirch Drive
Rockville, MD 20853
(301) 924-5065

Judge of the Circuit Court - Judicial Circuit 06
Address Phone / E-mail
William Rogers Nicklas Jr.
100 West Patrick Street
Frederick, MD  21701

Judge of the Circuit Court - Appellate Circuit 03
Name Address Phone / E-mail
Lynne A. Battaglia Court of Appeals of Maryland
361 Rowe Boulevard
Annapolis, MD 21401

Judge of the Court of Special Appeals - At Large
Stuart R. Berger 111 North Calvert Street
Room 462M
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-5008 

Board of Education 
Name Address Phone / E-mail
Zakir Bengali
5120 Doubs Rd
Adamstown, MD  21710

Tony Chmelik
2941 Green Valley Road
Ijamsville, MD  21754

Colleen Cusimano P.O. Box 292
Monrovia, MD 21770
(301) 799-8454
Kathryn B. "Katie" Groth 7509 Oakmont Drive
Frederick, MD 21702
(301) 473-8553 
Joy Schaefer P.O. Box 231
New Market, MD 21774
(301) 696-0948
Tom Shade 8120 Broadview Drive
Frederick, MD 21701

 Question Information 
Question 1 - Constitutional Amendment (Ch. 394 of the 2011 Legislative Session)
Qualifications for Prince George’s County Orphans’ Court Judges
Requires judges of the Orphans’ Court for Prince George’s County to be admitted to practice law in this State and to be a member in good standing of the Maryland Bar.

(Amending Article IV, Section 40 of the Maryland Constitution)
Question 2 - Constitutional Amendment (Ch. 146 of the 2012 Legislative Session)
Qualifications for Baltimore County Orphans’ Court Judges
Requires judges of the Orphans’ Court for Baltimore County to be admitted to practice law in this State and to be a member in good standing of the Maryland Bar.

(Amending Article IV, Section 40 of the Maryland Constitution)
Question 3 - Constitutional Amendment (Ch. 147 of the 2012 Legislative Session)
Suspension and Removal of Elected Officials 
Changes the point at which an elected official charged with certain crimes is automatically suspended or removed from office. Under existing law, an elected official who is convicted or pleads no contest is suspended and is removed only when the conviction becomes final. Under the amended law, an elected official is suspended when found guilty and is removed when the conviction becomes final or when the elected official pleads guilty or no contest.

(Amending Article XV, Section 2 of the Maryland Constitution)
Question 4 - Referendum Petition
(Ch. 191 of the 2011 Legislative Session)
Public Institutions of Higher Education – Tuition Rates 
Establishes that individuals, including undocumented immigrants, are eligible to pay in-state tuition rates at community colleges in Maryland, provided the student meets certain conditions relating to attendance and graduation from a Maryland high school, filing of income taxes, intent to apply for permanent residency, and registration with the selective service system (if required); makes such students eligible to pay in-state tuition rates at a four-year public college or university if the student has first completed 60 credit hours or graduated from a community college in Maryland; provides that students qualifying for in-state tuition rates by this method will not be counted as in-state students for purposes of counting undergraduate enrollment; and extends the time in which honorably discharged veterans may qualify for in-state tuition rates.
Question 5 - Referendum Petition
(Ch. 1 of the 2011 Special Session)
Congressional Districting Plan 
Establishes the boundaries for the State’s eight United States Congressional Districts based on recent census figures, as required by the United States Constitution. 
Question 6 - Referendum Petition
(Ch. 2 of the 2012 Legislative Session)
Civil Marriage Protection Act 
Establishes that Maryland’s civil marriage laws allow gay and lesbian couples to obtain a civil marriage license, provided they are not otherwise prohibited from marrying; protects clergy from having to perform any particular marriage ceremony in violation of their religious beliefs; affirms that each religious faith has exclusive control over its own theological doctrine regarding who may marry within that faith; and provides that religious organizations and certain related entities are not required to provide goods, services, or benefits to an individual related to the celebration or promotion of marriage in violation of their religious beliefs.
Question 7 - Gaming Expansion Referendum
(Ch. 1 of the Second 2012 Special Session)
Gaming Expansion
Do you favor the expansion of commercial gaming in the State of Maryland for the primary purpose of raising revenue for education to authorize video lottery operation licensees to operate “table games” as defined by law; to increase from 15,000 to 16,500 the maximum number of video lottery terminals that may be operated in the State; and to increase from 5 to 6 the maximum number of video lottery operation licenses that may be awarded in the State and allow a video lottery facility to operate in Prince George’s County?
Question A
Adoption of County Charter
Do you approve the adoption of the Charter of Frederick County proposed by the Frederick County Charter Board?