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Elections board certifies redistricting petition

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland State Board of Elections has certified that the state’s congressional redistricting map will be on the ballot in November for voters to approve or reject. Linda Lamone, the board administrator, wrote a letter to Washington County ...

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Redistricting map foes confident in referendum

ANNAPOLIS — Opponents of Maryland’s congressional redistricting map say they are confident they have submitted enough valid signatures to give voters a chance to reject it in November. Del. Neil Parrott, R-Washington, and several other Republican lawmakers talked about their ...

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Court won’t hear Md. redistricting challenge

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won’t hear a complaint against Maryland’s congressional redistricting map by voters unhappy with the state’s new maps. The high court affirmed Maryland judges’ decision to throw the lawsuit out. Some voters had complained that the ...

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Former redistricting committee member to be sentenced for failing to pay taxes

GREENBELT — A former member of an advisory committee on legislative redistricting in Maryland who pleaded guilty to failing to pay employment taxes is scheduled to be sentenced. Richard Stewart pleaded guilty in December to failing to collect, truthfully account ...

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Eye Opener: Special session agreement is near

Though there was no official agreement on the start of a special legislative session Wednesday, there was some other big news out of the State House. When Gov. Martin O’Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. and House Speaker ...

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6th District brawl main event in House races

WASHINGTON — Candidates in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District focused their last-minute campaigning mainly on Montgomery and Frederick counties Tuesday as voters went to the polls to choose their parties’ nominees. The western Maryland district, a longtime GOP stronghold, was drastically ...

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Top 5: ‘We will continue to fight for the children’

The overturning of a lead-paint verdict that stated the process of seizing a city agency’s vehicles tops the list of most-read legal affairs stories of the week. The list also includes a lawsuit filed by security guards who allege they ...

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