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.
(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 […]
A few government and politics headlines for Thursday.
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.
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 […]
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.
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”
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 […]
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.
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.
MGM Resorts International Inc. has struck first in the cash battle that is expected to define the expanded gambling ballot campaign. ...
Here's a few headlines around the state ...