John P. McDonough, Secretary of State
Petitions for Referendum
The Office of the Secretary of State receives all petitions for referendum and delivers them to
the State Board of Elections for verification. The Office also prepares the
ballot title for each constitutional amendment and each referendum question.
For more information call (410) 974-5521 or e-mail the
Election Law Article, Title 7, et seq. of the Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Constitution, Article XVI