Business, Events, Politics

Baltimore County adding 31 additional election ballot drop boxes, to provide live-stream of ballot counting

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County this week provided an update on the upcoming November 3 General Election. The Baltimore County Board of Elections received over 230,000 requests for mail-in ballots. Over 75,000 ballots have already been submitted and received by the Baltimore County Board of Elections. The Board is currently projecting an overall turnout of about 419,000 residents, In early October, Baltimore …


Crime, Events, Politics

U.S. Attorney’s Office, FBI warn Marylanders about election misinformation

BALTIMORE, MD—U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur and Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office on Tuesday issued a warning to educate voters about the dangers of misinformation about the time, place, and manner of voting in Maryland. The Maryland U.S. Attorney’s Office, in partnership with the Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section …


Maryland U.S. Attorney appoints District Election Officer to receive complaints, allegations of election fraud as part of DOJ’s Election Day Program

BALTIMORE, MD—United States Attorney Robert K. Hur on Friday announced that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Leo J. Wise will lead the efforts of his Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 3, 2020, general election. AUSA Wise has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer (DEO) for the District …

Governor Hogan encourages Marylanders to plan their vote for the 2020 General Election [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday released a public service announcement to promote voting in the upcoming general election. Transcript: No matter how you choose to vote in the 2020 general election, we are encouraging everyone to do so in the safest way possible. It is essential for Marylanders to make a plan in advance of Election Day on November …

Olszewski highlights plans for secure General Election, Baltimore County offering $100 incentive for election judges

TOWSON, MD—Amid the evolving impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Maryland Speaker of the House Adrienne Jones (D-10, Baltimore County), and Katie Brown, Director of the Baltimore County Board of Elections, on Tuesday provided an update on the upcoming November 3 General Election, highlighting how residents can safely and securely cast their ballots by mail, ballot …

Thousands of Marylanders signing up to be election judges ahead of 2020 election

ANNAPOLIS, MD—In recent weeks, more than 11,000 Marylanders have signed up to be election judges. Amid increasing reports that interested judges are not being contacted or are being turned away, Governor Larry Hogan wrote to local election officials on Wednesday to urge them to move quickly to secure and train judges for the upcoming election. Governor Hogan’s letter can be …

AG Frosh joins lawsuit over proposed changes to U.S. Postal Service

UPDATE: The head of the U.S. Postal Service said on Tuesday he would pause operational changes at the agency until after the November election. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced that Maryland is joining a multistate coalition in filing a federal lawsuit challenging operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service. The proposed Postal …

Governor Hogan continues to stress vigilance in COVID-19 fight, Superintendent Salmon sets guardrails for schools to reopen

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday evening provided an update to Marylanders on the state’s ongoing COVID-19 response and recovery, stressing the need for continued caution and vigilance. The governor was joined by Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon, who announced that MSDE will extend flexibility to local school systems to determine re-openings while instituting …