It’s coming down to the wire for the campaigns that have dominated Maryland’s election year.
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.
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.
Governor Martin O’Malley is stepping into the expanded gambling campaign to challenge the ads that urge voters to defeat the referendum.
The D.C. Council is hoping that voters will grant it the power to spend local tax dollars without Congressional approval.
Supporters of the state’s Dream Act are making a call to action to voters. The measure will be on the November ballot, and opponents are rallying their backers too.
The Maryland Lottery says the state’s three casinos brought in $44.6 million in August, down from $48 million in July.
In the small town of Damascus, where grape juice substitutes for wine in the Communion chalice, an aversion to alcohol has created an anomaly many residents are proud of: It’s one of the last dry areas in Maryland.
Look for the same-sex and traditional marriage campaigns to pick up steam, now that they know how the question will appear on the November ballot.
Maryland’s secretary of state has certified ballot language for seven statewide questions voters will decide in November.
Millions in advertising. Maryland may not get a lot of national attention in the presidential election, but the state’s plate is full when it come to ballot issues.
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.