MACo Leadership, Staff Join Election Officials Conference

Harford County Executive, Barry Glassman addresses the 2017 MAEO Conference

MACo Executive Director, Michael Sanderson and MACo Policy Associate, Kevin Kinnally facilitated two break-out sessions at the 2017 Maryland Association of Election Of Election Officials in Ocean City, Maryland. Sanderson and Kinnally discussed the 2017 legislative session, MACo’s legislative process, legislation affecting both MACo and MAEO, and what to expect from the General Assembly in 2018.

Harford County Executive, Barry Glassman kicked off the conference on Tuesday by thanking election officials for their hard work and dedication.

MAEO is the professional membership organization comprised of local election officials and Election Boards from all 24 jurisdictions in the State of Maryland. The purpose of the organization is to improve the election and registration procedures in the State; to improve the operation of the offices of the Boards of Elections throughout the State; to recommend desirable new legislation affecting voting and registration to the State Board of Elections; and to encourage fellowship and exchange ideas.

Speaking to election board members and attorneys from across the state, Sanderson and Kinnally emphasized the importance of MACO and MAEO working together to achieve shared goals.

The 2017 MAEO Conference is June 6-9 at the Clarion Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland. The Conference theme is “MAEO: Driven to Succeed.”