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Obama wins Md. amid robust turnout

ANNAPOLIS — President Barack Obama won Maryland’s 10 electoral votes on Tuesday, and Democrat John Delaney defeated Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett in the heavily Democratic state. Exit polling showed the president defeated Mitt Romney in a state where registered Democrats ...

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Bartlett faces toughest challenge in Md. House races

POTOMAC — Maryland Democrats are hoping to pick up a House seat in Tuesday’s congressional elections. Many analysts say western Maryland Republican Roscoe Bartlett is one of the most vulnerable incumbents in the nation after redistricting tilted his district in ...

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Redistricting referendum survived by a single vote in Court of Appeals

A petition drive to force a vote on Maryland’s congressional redistricting plan succeeded by just a single vote in the state’s highest court. The Court of Appeals had rejected the challenge to the referendum in an order Aug. 17, but ...

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Maryland company has role in ‘Jellybean Election’

Eligible voters in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, are testing an Internet-based voting system designed by Baltimore-based Scytl, a provider of electronic elections technology, by voting for their favorite color of jellybean. The 2012 Jellybean Internet Voting Election will help the city ...

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Judge halts Pa.’s tough new voter ID requirement

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A judge on Tuesday blocked Pennsylvania’s divisive voter identification requirement from going into effect on Election Day, delivering a hard-fought victory to Democrats who said it was a ploy to defeat President Barack Obama and other opponents ...

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Democratic congressional candidate Rosen withdraws from 1st District race

ANNAPOLIS — A Democratic congressional candidate from Maryland dropped out Monday after that state’s Democratic party said she had voted in both Maryland and Florida in the 2006 general election and in the 2008 presidential primaries. Wendy Rosen confirmed by ...

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