Some incumbents from both parties in the Maryland General Assembly lost primary races amid low voter turnout.
Thousands cast their ballots in Maryland’s early voting.
An effort to repeal a bill banning discrimination against transgender people in Maryland has fallen short.
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.
The deadline to file a candidacy for elected office in Maryland is approaching.
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.
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.
Elated same-sex couples began getting marriage licenses in Maryland on Thursday, though they won’t go into effect until Jan. 1.
Supporters of a Maryland ballot measure in favor of gay marriage raised more than twice the amount of opponents trying to defeat the measure.
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?
It appears to be a big turnout at the polls across the state. Many voters reported waiting in line between one and two hours.
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.