Several lawmakers, including the governor, are moving ahead on proposals to expand early voting.
A bill that would extend early voting to the Sunday before Election Day and double the number of early voting centers was taken up Thursday by the House Ways and Means committee.
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.
In a way, Sandra James’ trip to the polls in November was like a trip to Disney World: interminable lines followed by a payoff that made it all worthwhile.
A former congressional candidate from Maryland is facing charges that she illegally voted in the state in prior elections.
The lessons of the 2012 election may change the way Marylanders vote in 2014. Some lawmakers say it’s time to expand early voting.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett tells a newspaper he will consider running for re-election, a departure from a previous statement that he would not seek a third term.
Maryland voters approved the controversial Dream Act on Tuesday.
Maryland has become the second state to vote in gay marriage. Maine passed a similar bill earlier Tuesday.
It appears to be a big turnout at the polls across the state. Many voters reported waiting in line between one and two hours.