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Md. Voter Turnout Lowest In Years For Primary

Some incumbents from both parties in the Maryland General Assembly lost primary races amid low voter turnout.

06/25/2014

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Thousands Of Marylanders Take Advantage Of Early Voting

Thousands cast their ballots in Maryland’s early voting.

06/16/2014

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Effort To Repeal Md. Transgender Bill Falls Short

An effort to repeal a bill banning discrimination against transgender people in Maryland has fallen short.

06/01/2014

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Elections Officials Let D.C. Pot Initiative Go Forward

Elections officials in the District of Columbia are allowing a ballot initiative to go forward that would let the city’s voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.

03/11/2014

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Filing Deadline Approaches For Md. Candidacies

The deadline to file a candidacy for elected office in Maryland is approaching.

02/25/2014

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Pot Legalization Ballot Initiative Filed In D.C.

Advocates for marijuana legalization want District of Columbia voters to decide whether possession of up to two ounces of pot should be legal in the city.

01/10/2014

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Bill Could Make It Tougher For Md. Ballot Measures

Laws in 2012 prompted Maryland’s first statewide ballot referendum in 20 years, allowing marriage equality, the Dream Act and congressional redistricting to be upheld by voters.

03/21/2013

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Maryland Begins Issuing Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples

Elated same-sex couples began getting marriage licenses in Maryland on Thursday, though they won’t go into effect until Jan. 1.

12/06/2012

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Supporters Raised $5M+ For Gay Marriage In Md.

Supporters of a Maryland ballot measure in favor of gay marriage raised more than twice the amount of opponents trying to defeat the measure.

11/29/2012

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Is It Too Easy To Petition A Law To The Voters?

Some lawmakers and Gov. Martin O’Malley are wondering: Has the Internet made it too easy for citizens to petition a new law to the ballot for voters decide?

11/09/2012

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High Voter Turnout Reported In Maryland

It appears to be a big turnout at the polls across the state. Many voters reported waiting in line between one and two hours.

11/06/2012

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Md. Voters Deciding High-Profile Ballot Measures

Maryland voters could become the first in the nation to decide by popular vote to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges, provided the students have attended a state high school for three years and can show they have filed state income tax returns during that time.

11/06/2012

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