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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.
Candidates who are allowed to raise money during the legislative session can continue to do so, even if they are on a ticket with someone who is barred from fundraising during the 90-day session, the Maryland State Board of Elections said Thursday.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has officially entered the governor’s race, although his signing of forms at the state elections board was delayed by a suspicious package across the street.
After shutting down for two days to weather the storm, early voting polls reopened Wednesday morning with brand new hours designed to make up for lost time. Now only in its third year, elections officials think a record turnout could be set by Friday.
Maryland’s highest court has heard arguments in an appeal by the state’s Democratic Party to stop a November referendum on the state’s congressional redistricting map.
Advocates are close to gathering enough signatures for a referendum on Maryland’s new congressional map.
It’s official. The voters will decide if same-sex marriage will be legal in Maryland. The Board of Elections validates enough signatures for a referendum. And now, the nation watches to see if the state’s new law can survive the polls.
The Republican president of the Frederick County Commissioners says he has formed a fundraising organization for a likely gubernatorial bid.
The Maryland State Board of Elections will take another look at signatures that were deemed invalid in a drive by the Libertarian Party and Green Party to have their candidates recognized on state ballots, an attorney for the board said Friday.