ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland House of Delegates has voted to bring back a voluntary check off on individual income tax returns for public campaign financing for governor.

The House voted 134-6 on Tuesday for the bill, which was proposed by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.

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The original check off was repealed in 2010.

Hogan, who became the state’s first candidate for governor to win the election while using public campaign financing, received $2.6 million from the fund. Democratic Del. Heather Mizeur also used public funds in her unsuccessful primary bid last year. The fund had not been used before them since 1994.

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As of October, the fund was drained down to about $1.1 million.

The measure now goes to the Senate, where another bill is pending in a committee.

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