The Maryland House and Ways Committee is considering a bill that would increase the number of early voting centers in general elections.
While Marylanders observe the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, state lawmakers are asked to expand on voting laws.
Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley is proposing legislation to increase the number of early voting days from six to eight and to allow people to register at the polls just before they vote early.
As the last-minute campaigning continues, so does the last-minute effort to get Maryland voters to the polls.
From Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.
The final push for early voting draws huge crowds ahead of Election Day. The polls closed just two hours ago and the key issues on the ballot drew voters well into the night.
If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.
Now, the question is: Is the country better off than it was four years ago? Anyone – including you – can answer that question.
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.
Gov. Martin O’Malley says early voting will resume in Maryland on Wednesday, after two days of cancellations due to superstorm Sandy.
Now, this early voting trend that is sweeping the country is getting as ridiculous as being gifted for Christmas or one’s birthday 35 days in advance. There is much “shifty” benefit for the Democrats since they’re pushing for it.
Hurricane Sandy was already making its presence felt in Maryland politics on Sunday, forcing the cancellation of early voting for at least a day and scuttling a U.S. Senate debate.