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Sen. Cheryl Kagan: Don’t Overlook COVID-19 Impact on Our Democracy

By Senator Cheryl Kagan Maryland Matters March 31, 2020 Read full article here   Montgomery County elections officials checking for possible duplicate ballots in 2016. Note how closely they are required to sit together. Photo by Cheryl C. Kagan The[...]

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Marylanders Rush to Retailers, Public Parks After Stay-at-home Order

By Kevin Lewis March 30, 2020 Watch full interview here MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. — In the wake of Governor Larry Hogan declaring a stay-at-home order for Maryland, people rushed big box retailers, including this Home Depot near the Montgomery Mall in[...]

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Tech That Caused Problems During Maryland’s Special Election Will Be Used Again

By Dominique Maria Bonessi WAMU February 29, 2020 Read full article here Maryland’s State Board of Elections is mandating the use of wireless technology to register voters during early voting days. The Maryland State Board of Elections will use the[...]

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Bill would allow police to test drivers for drugs on spot

By David Collins WBALTV February 21, 2020 Watch news clip here ANNAPOLIS, Md. — There’s currently no way for Maryland police officers to drug-test drivers on the spot, but state lawmakers hope to change that. The bill’s sponsor, Delegate Cheryl[...]

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Lawmakers considering drugged driving testing technology

By Don Harrison WMAR Baltimore February 21, 2020 Watch news clip here ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Every state that has legalized marijuana has seen an increase in drugged driving and that certainly pertains to Maryland as well. Some law makers want[...]

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Maryland drops plan to make largest counties share data with state over wireless network on Election Day

By Kevin Rector Baltimore Sun February 7, 2020 Read the full article here Maryland elections officials said Friday they will no longer require the state’s largest jurisdictions to use a wireless network to transmit voter information to the state during[...]

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State Hits Pause on Controversial Wireless Network to Transmit Voter Information

By  Josh Kurtz Maryland Matters February 7, 2020 Read the full article here Maryland elections officials announced Friday that they will not require the state’s six largest jurisdictions to use a controversial wireless network to transmit voter information to the[...]

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Bill Introduced To Avoid ‘Iowa’-like Glitches In Maryland Primary

By Dominique Maria Bonessi WAMU February 7, 2020 Read the full article here After delays and long lines during the 7th Congressional District’s special elections Tuesday, a bill is being introduced to avoid double counting ballots. Steve Helber/AP Photo After[...]

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Maryland elections officials shut down network to transmit voter data during special primary because of delays

By Kevin Rector Baltimore Sun February 5, 2020 Read the full article here A network designed to transmit Maryland voter data to state officials in real time during elections had to be shut down during the 7th Congressional District primary[...]

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Officials to Investigate Problems With New Wireless Networks That Emerged During Tues. Primary

By Danielle Gaines Maryland Matters February 5, 2020 Read the full article here   The Maryland State Board of Elections office in Annapolis. Photo by Danielle E. Gaines. The Maryland State Board of Elections will investigate what caused a slowdown[...]

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