Tag Archives: voting

Early voting for Maryland’s April 26 primary election begins

ANNAPOLIS — Early voting is starting in Maryland. Voting centers will be open from 10 a.m. on Thursday until 8 p.m. Early voting for Maryland’s April 26 primary runs through April 21. There is at least one early voting center ...

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Maryland may ditch touch screen machines for early voting

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s top election official wants to scrap touch-screen voting machines in favor of paper ballots for early voting before the April primaries. The Washington Post reports Elections Administrator Linda Lamone is seeking to ditch the touch-screen machines because ...

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Editorial Advisory Board: Instead of veto override, work for meaningful redemption reform

We believe the Maryland General Assembly should abandon the override of Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of Senate Bill 340 expanding voting rights to felons who have not completely served their sentences. Despite what override advocates suggest, the bill does little ...

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‘One person, one vote’ case divides Supreme Court

A divided U.S. Supreme Court grappled with the meaning of the “one person, one vote” principle, hearing arguments in a case that might transform the way legislative maps are drawn and reduce Hispanic clout in elections. The court is weighing ...

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Zirkin vows fight to override Hogan vetoes

Sen. Robert A. "Bobby" Zirkin, D-Baltimore County and chairman of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee. (File photo)

The chairman of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee is vowing to seek overrides of at least two vetoed bills announced last week by Gov. Larry Hogan. Sen. Robert A. “Bobby” Zirkin, D-Baltimore County, said the General Assembly should move to ...

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Supporters, opponents make cases for Md. bills in limbo

From Left, John P. Comer, lead organizer for MD Communities United (Black Suit Jacket), Perry Hopkins, organizer for MD Communities United, and Nicole Hanson, Board Member with Out For Justice (holding sign), speak in front of a group of community organizers gathered at 6 St. Paul Street in Baltimore in a rally for Governor Hogan to sign SB340, a bill that will enfranchise over 39,000 Marylanders their voting rights after returning to their communities from prison. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

A group of men with criminal convictions gathered outside the Baltimore office of Gov. Larry Hogan Monday looking for one thing — his signature on a bill. The bill, which would restore voting rights for ex-felons who have been released ...

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Early voting up in Md. over last governor’s race

Early voting turnout is up this year in Maryland compared with the last midterm election, and about 109,000 people cast ballots during the last two days of early voting, which ended Thursday night.

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