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May 18, 2018

Board: Primary ballot will have ‘Kamenetz’ as gubernatorial candidate, not ‘Ervin’

Death will not take Kevin Kamenetz’s name off the Democratic primary ballot for Maryland governor -- nor does time permit his former running mate, Valerie Ervin, to have her name added to the list of candidates for chief executive, the State Board of Elections said Friday.

Sep 22, 2014

Maryland appeals ruling on ballot tool

(AP) The state of Maryland is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that the state must implement an online ballot-marking tool to enable blind residents to vote privately and independently. Attorneys for the state filed notice Monday they are appealing in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia. The National Federation of the […]

Apr 18, 2013

Eye Opener: Gun control opponents opt for court battle

A few government and politics headlines for Thursday.

Nov 8, 2012

C. Fraser Smith: Voters hear answers to wrong questions

Another festival of democracy having come and gone, it is time — past time in the world of instant media — to think about what needs attention in our country.

Nov 6, 2012

Md. voters deciding high-profile ballot measures

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland could become the first state in the nation to decide by popular vote to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges. Voters were also making up their minds on same-sex marriage, expanded gambling and whether the new congressional map needs redrawn. The tuition measure, signed by Gov. Martin O’Malley […]

Nov 5, 2012

Polls showing tight races in nearly all of state’s ballot issues

After months of dueling economic impact studies, political strong-arming, changing poll results and more than $90 million worth of campaign advertising, there comes a point where there’s not much left to say.

Oct 31, 2012

Hon. Joyce M. Baylor-Thompson: For Orphans’ Court, smaller jurisdictions need flexibility

On behalf of the Conference of Orphans’ Court Judges, I would like to respond to the Editorial Advisory Board’s column, “Orphans’ Court judges need legal training”

Oct 12, 2012

D.C.-area election officials expect high turnout

WASHINGTON — Election officials in the Washington area are preparing for high turnout and confusion at the polls Nov. 6 as voters adjust to shifted districts and new identification requirements. Maryland and Virginia officials said they expect 70 to 80 percent of registered voters to cast ballots, based on the turnout for the 2008 general […]

Sep 26, 2012

Penn National, Cordish talking?

Cordish Cos. officials declined to comment Wednesday on reports that Penn National Gaming Inc. is in talks to buy a minority stake in Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills mall, the state’s most successful gambling site.

Sep 13, 2012

Ravens linebacker gets OK from Steelers fans

Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo said he received supportive emails from Steelers fans as he was criticized by a state delegate for his public campaign for same-sex marriage.

Aug 28, 2012

Eye Opener: MGM spends $2.4 million on gambling campaign

MGM Resorts International Inc. has struck first in the cash battle that is expected to define the expanded gambling ballot campaign. ...

Aug 21, 2012

Eye Opener: Audit finds problems with governor’s office

Here's a few headlines around the state ...

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