Business, Events, Politics

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 …


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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 …

Frosh: Governor Hogan must reverse course, authorize vote-by-mail

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Friday released a statement calling on Governor Larry Hogan to reverse course and authorize vote-by-mail for the November election, despite the associated risks. The Heritage Foundation‘s voter fraud database, which has been in existence for four years, has surged to 1,285 proven instances of voter fraud in America (fact sheet). Just this …

Mail-in ballots to begin arriving for June 2 Presidential Primary election

TOWSON, MD—The Maryland State Board of Elections is urging all Maryland voters to be on the lookout for mail-in ballots for the June 2 Presidential Primary election. Mail-in ballots could begin arriving in mailboxes this week. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the June 2 Primary will be conducted by mail, with limited options to vote in person on Election Day. …

Gov. Hogan: Preakness, primary election postponed; emissions stations to be used for drive-thru coronavirus testing

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Tuesday morning regarding the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. At the news briefing, Governor Hogan announced that the state’s April 28 primary elections would be postponed until June 2nd. The State Board of Elections will develop a comprehensive plan to conduct this election. Maryland will proceed with the special general election for the …

Important deadlines announced for 2020 Presidential Primary Election, Special General Election for 7th Congressional District

TOWSON, MD—The 2020 Special General Election for the 7th Congressional District will coincide with the 2020 Presidential Primary Election on Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Voters may vote by absentee ballot, visit their local early voting center during early voting, which takes place April 16 through April 23, or they can go to their polling place on Election Day. Important deadlines …