Tag: Voting

LIVE: Annapolis Election Updates

LIVE: Annapolis Election Updates

| November 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

NOTE: This is a live blog. Please scroll down to the bottom for latest updates throughout the day as they become available. On Election Day, there was no defined winner. A mere 84 votes separated Mayor Josh Cohen and his challenger, Mike Pantelides. Today, the appointed 3-person Board of Elections (2 democrats and 1 republican) […]

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Del. Don Dwyer Considers Switching Parties

Del. Don Dwyer Considers Switching Parties

| March 20, 2013 | 4 Comments

Conservative Republican Don Dwyer is considering switching parties in a move he has dubbed “Operation DINO–Democrats In Name Only.  Citing frustrations, Dwyer asked his Facebook audience if they would still support him and his conservative values if he switched parties.  The thought process was to upset the status-quo in the primary elections which tend to […]

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O’Malley Tweaks Absentee Ballot Requirements In Wake Of Sandy

O’Malley Tweaks Absentee Ballot Requirements In Wake Of Sandy

| November 1, 2012 | 1 Comment

Governor Martin O’Malley today issued an Executive Order regarding Hurricane Sandy and Absentee Ballots.  The Executive Order makes accommodations for Marylanders who, due to Hurricane Sandy, are unable to apply for an absentee ballot in person at their local board of elections. “From National Guard members assisting residents in Garrett County to residents displaced from […]

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Early Voter Turnout VERY Heavy

Early Voter Turnout VERY Heavy

| October 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Today is the first day for early voting in Maryland. While you might think the upcoming storm may have been top of mind for most residents, huge crowds showed up to vote. This morning, the line at the Annapolis Boys & Girls Club extended for more than 200 people outside the facility. Reports from the […]

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Tomorrow Is Voter Registration Day

Tomorrow Is Voter Registration Day

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

In 2008, 6 million Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. That same year, the registration rate for those with disabilities was 3.3% lower than those without. Currently, 30% of eligible Americans are not registered to vote. In an effort to register eligible voters, particularly those with disabilities, […]

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