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Marylanders who wrote in president vote increased from 2012

Votes vote in 2016. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

State election data shows that the number of Maryland voters who wrote in their own candidate for president this year increased substantially compared to 2012. The Baltimore Sun reports that about 32,000 Maryland voters wrote in a candidate for president ...

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More than 800K cast early votes in Maryland

A line of voting booths in the 3rd district of Baltimore City on primary election day in April, 2016. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland officials say the state saw a record number of voters casting ballots early. Media outlets report more than 800,000 people had turned out at polls by the time early voting ended Thursday evening. That’s more than the ...

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Maryland takes measures to increase voter access

A line of voting booths in the 3rd district of Baltimore City on primary election day in April, 2016. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

COLLEGE PARK —The state of Maryland, whose voters experienced long lines in the 2012 election, made big changes to the voting system to correct wait time problems and accommodate a group of newly eligible voters: ex-felons. Those that make their way ...

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Early voting ending Thursday in Maryland

A line of voting booths in the 3rd district of Baltimore City on primary election day in April, 2016. (The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

ANNAPOLIS — It’s the last day for early voting in Maryland. Thursday is the last day voters in the state can cast their ballots ahead of Election Day. Early voting polls are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Any ...

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Maryland officials to discuss voting rights

LANDOVER — Maryland officials are holding a news conference to discuss voting rights. Attorney General Brian Frosh will join Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks and Sen. Ben Cardin at an early voting site in Landover on Monday to ...

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Maryland offers new accessible voting system for the blind

Maryland will have a new accessible voting system for the blind this election. Attorney General Brian Frosh is joining with officials from the National Federation of the Blind in Baltimore on Tuesday to demonstrate the machines. New ballot-marking devices will ...

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Maryland goes back to paper ballots for primary election

HAGERSTOWN — Maryland is going back to basics, with an ink pen and paper ballot, for the presidential primary elections. State Board of Elections Administrator Linda Lamone says that despite advances in digital technology, nothing safeguards a secret ballot like ...

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