As the current Clerk of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, Marilyn Bentley brings years of experience and a keen interest in ensuring that the citizens of Baltimore enjoy efficient and effective public services in the court. She is running for the office in the June 2018 primary.
The office is primarily responsible for establishing and maintaining court files, business, and marriage licenses. In addition, it processes and maintains documentation related to civil, criminal, and juvenile actions.
The Clerk is responsible for swearing in city officials, gubernatorial appointees and judges, and officiates at weddings.
Mrs. Bentley has been endorsed by Congressman Elijah Cummings.