Drawing new lines. Governor Hogan orders a commission to look at how the state’s congressional districts are drawn.
Supporters of legislative redistricting reform are scheduled to speak at a forum at the University of Maryland.
Maryland’s congressional redistricting process in 2011 reflected a common theme in a long-criticized process: There isn’t much preventing a party with strong control of state government from drawing the state’s congressional map to its benefit.
Maryland’s newest congressman, Democrat John Delaney, took his House seat Thursday with a pledge to make restoring U.S. competitiveness his top priority.
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.
Early voting is getting started in Maryland.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is urging voters to reject the state’s congressional map, which will be on the ballot in November.
Democrat John Delaney continues to raise more money than Republican incumbent Rep. Roscoe Bartlett in the campaign for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District.
For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.
The state’s highest court on Friday rejected an appeal by Maryland Democrats to stop a referendum on the state’s congressional redistricting map, paving the way for another question to be decided by voters in November.
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.
A Maryland judge has allowed a referendum on the state’s congressional redistricting map to continue after a challenge by the Maryland Democratic Party, but an appeal is planned.