How Howard County Legislators Voted on Gambling Bill

Democrats voted yes, Republicans voted no.


Howard County state legislators voted along party lines, with Republicans voting no and Democrats voting yes in Tuesday night's vote on expanded gambling legislation in Maryland. The exception was Democrat Liz Bobo, who did not attend the special session.

The on the November ballot that asks voters to approve table games at Maryland casinos, a new casino in Prince George's County, pull tab slot machines at veterans' facilities and changes in tax revenue from casinos.

Sen. Allan H. Kittleman (R), District 9 - NO

Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer (D), District 12 - YES

Sen. James N. Robey (D), District 13 - YES

Del. Gail H. Bates (R), District 9A - NO

Del. Warren E. Miller (R), District 9A - NO

Del. Steven J. DeBoy, Sr. (D), District 12A - YES

Del. James E. Malone, Jr. (D), District 12A - YES

Del. Elizabeth Bobo (D), District 12B - Absent, did not vote

Del. Shane E. Pendergrass (D), District 13 - YES

Del. Guy J. Guzzone (D), District 13 - YES

Del. Frank S. Turner (D), District 13 - YES

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Remmy August 16, 2012 at 08:27 PM
Get out to vote in November - NO to Gambling - enough is enough. NO to Dems spending our hard earned money - We cannot afford 4 more years of Obama. We believe in the American Dream - work hard, reap the success. I refuse to work hard and have the Dems spend my money, which they did not work for. They sit in their Ivory Towers and say - "We need to tax the serfs again for another project to get us elected". NO - NO - NO - Please stand up and vote for Freedom for our State and Country. Remove the same named Dems from Maryland - same old stuff just a different year. They SPEND - SPEND - SPEND. They need to go. We need fiscally responsible people who represent the Conservative in Maryland.
janet August 16, 2012 at 08:54 PM
Well said Remmy.....
Brook Hubbard August 16, 2012 at 10:27 PM
If you'd replace "Dems" with "Incumbents", I'd agree with you. What you're missing is this isn't a "Dem" or "Repub" issue... this is an issue with corrupt politicians on either side of the fence who vote for whomever is lining their pockets. I haven't seen anything better coming out of the other side of the fence either. When it comes time to vote, don't vote for whomever's name strikes a bell. Research who is running, listen to what new ideas they might have, and give them a chance.
janet August 17, 2012 at 12:11 AM
Brook.....thanks for your opinion.
Remmy August 17, 2012 at 12:48 AM
Thanks Janet - The only reason politicians want gambling - a legal form to take more money. There are enough sites within the state for those who want to gamble. We need to stop spending, stop taking from the public. To Brook - you are right corrupt politicans must go (they are greedy - and power hungry) no matter what party affiliation.


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