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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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Group Seeking Third Party Candidate In Maryland

A nonpartisan group seeking a third-party candidate in the presidential race is coming to Maryland to file a petition for a line on the state ballot.

04/25/2012

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Delegates Announce Petition Drive On Redistricting

Some Maryland lawmakers want to put the state’s congressional redistricting map on the ballot in November to give voters a chance to reject it.

03/27/2012

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Judge Rules In-State Tuition Bill Can Go On Ballot

A judge has ruled a measure allowing in-state tuition for illegal immigrants is subject to referendum.

02/17/2012

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Gay Marriage Returns To The Political Spotlight

With a flurry of coast-to-coast developments this week, same-sex marriage is back in the political spotlight and likely to remain there through Election Day as a half-dozen states face potentially wrenching votes on the issue.

01/25/2012

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Challenge To Dream Act Petition Could Take It Off The 2012 Ballot

Marylanders expect to vote on the question of tuition breaks for undocumented students in next year’s general election ballot. But a challenge to the petitions that put the law on referendum could change that.

10/27/2011

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Immigrant Tuition Plan Seems Headed For 2012 Vote

Opponents of a recently approved measure that would allow certain illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at Maryland colleges have collected enough signatures to put the matter before state voters in November 2012, officials said Thursday.

07/08/2011

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