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Apr 6, 2023

Md. high court explains unanimous rejection of Cox’s challenge to early vote counting

The Maryland Supreme Court’s rejection of failed Republican gubernatorial candidate Daniel Cox’s challenge to the pre-Election Day counting of mail-in ballots was unanimous.

Feb 21, 2023

U.S. Supreme Court declines Cox’s appeal of early counting in 2022 election

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Dan Cox’s constitutional challenge to the order that permitted the early counting of mail-in ballots in the 2022 general election he lost.

Jan 3, 2023

In Maryland, Dems capitalized on mail in voting — but the GOP didn’t

In at least five major races in Maryland, Republican candidates led on Election Night only to see their leads slip away as mail-in ballots were counted.

A motorist drops off a mail-in ballot outside of a voting center during Maryland’s 7th Congressional District special election, in Windsor Mill on April 28, 2020. (AP File Photo/Julio Cortez)
Oct 7, 2022

Md.’s top court approves plan to count mail-in ballots early

The order allows the state's 24 local boards of election to begin counting mail-in ballots as they are received.

Oct 6, 2022

Md. elections board says part of Cox’s ballot counting appeal should be ignored

An attorney for the Maryland State Board of Elections is asking the state's highest court to ignore a portion of an appeal by a gubernatorial candidate, claiming the issue was not argued in a lower court.

Oct 4, 2022

Cox appeals ruling on early mail ballot counting as unconstitutional

Republican Dan Cox is asking the Court of Appeals to overturn a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge's order issued last month.

Sep 29, 2022

Court of Special Appeals panel denies Cox’s request for stay on mail ballot counting order

A three-judge panel of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals has denied a request to stay a lower court order that would allow mail-in ballots to be counted as early as Saturday.

Sep 27, 2022

Cox appeals ruling that allows early counting of mail-in ballots

Attorneys for Del. Dan Cox, the Republican nominee for governor, said they will appeal a court order that would allow early counting of mail-in ballots before the November general election.

Sep 23, 2022

Judge rules that Md. can begin counting mail-in ballots before Election Day

Election boards around Maryland can count mail-in ballots early under a ruling issued Friday by a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge.

Chet Harhut, deputy manager, of the Allegheny County Division of Elections, wheels a dolly loaded with mail-in ballots, at the division of elections offices in downtown Pittsburgh on May 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
Sep 21, 2022

Mail ballot fight persists in key states, sure to slow count

Some crucial swing states allow no-excuse mail-in ballots but give local election offices no time before Election Day to process them.

Sep 16, 2022

As Cox seeks to block early counting, officials say they expect massive mail-in vote

Lawyers for Dan Cox contend that state elections officials, in seeking early counting of mail-in ballots, have failed to prove there is an emergency requiring court intervention.

Sep 15, 2022

Gubernatorial nominee Cox seeks to block early counting of mail-in ballots

Maryland's Republican nominee for governor has filed a motion to block a court order that would allow the early counting of mail-in ballots in the general election.

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