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Franchot Urges Voters To Reject Congressional Map

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is urging voters to reject the state’s congressional map, which will be on the ballot in November.

10/16/2012

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Gay Marriage Advocates Call On Obama’s Support

A gay rights group on Monday urged President Barack Obama to speak in support of same-sex marriage in four states that have ballot initiatives on it next month.

10/15/2012

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Town Debates Whether To Allow Alcohol Sales

In the small town of Damascus, where grape juice substitutes for wine in the Communion chalice, an aversion to alcohol has created an anomaly many residents are proud of: It’s one of the last dry areas in Maryland.

09/02/2012

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Ban On Corporate Donations Won’t Make Ballot In D.C.

An initiative to ban corporate donations to candidates for local office in the District of Columbia will not appear on the ballot this fall.

08/09/2012

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Gay Rights Group Drops $1M In Gay Marriage Fights

The country’s leading gay rights group is donating $1 million to campaigns in four states where gay marriage is on the ballot this fall.

08/06/2012

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Internet Gambling Could Make The Ballot In November

Forget about traffic. Gamble at home. Maryland lawmakers will consider Internet gambling when they meet in a special session next week. It’s part of a plan to upgrade Maryland’s gambling program.

08/03/2012

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Elections Board Certifies Redistricting Petition

The Maryland State Board of Elections has certified that the state’s congressional redistricting map will be on the ballot in November for voters to approve or reject.

07/20/2012

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O’Malley To Meet On Gambling Expansion

Gov. Martin O’Malley is planning to meet with local officials next week to talk about the potential for holding a special session to expand gambling in Maryland.

07/13/2012

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Board Clears Way For Same-Sex Marriage Ballot Vote

It’s official. The State Board of Elections has certified the petition to put same-sex marriage on the November ballot.

07/11/2012

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Foes Of Redistricting Map Reach Petition Goal

Enough signatures have been validated to put Maryland’s congressional redistricting map on the ballot for voters to decide in a November referendum, the Maryland State Board of Elections determined Wednesday.

07/11/2012

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Supporters & Opponents Of Gay Marriage Raise Funds Ahead Of November Referendum

Marylanders may be bombarded with ads for and against same-sex marriage. Supporters on both sides of the issue are planning their strategies which includes some high-level fundraising.

06/22/2012

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Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Deliver Double The Signatures Needed For Referendum

A major victory for opponents of same-sex marriage. Tuesday, they turned in double the number of signatures needed to put the issue on the ballot in November.

05/29/2012

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