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marijuana

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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Supporters & Opponents Of Expanded Gambling Plead Their Case To Voters

On the eve of Election Day, Marylanders for and against expanded gambling are trying to garner support in their favor.

11/05/2012

EARLY VOTING

Churches & Synagogues Push Souls To The Polls For Early Voting

It’s a little more than a week away from Election Day, but the polls across the state will open this weekend.

10/26/2012

redistricting map

Congressional Map Question Getting Less Attention

Maryland voters are seeing numerous ads about high-profile ballot questions such as same-sex marriage and gambling, but they are not hearing much about whether to approve or reject the state’s congressional redistricting map.

10/26/2012

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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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