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Governor Hogan announces added safety measures ahead of 2020 election

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday updated Marylanders on the security of the 2020 election and encouraged residents and county officials to report any efforts to intimidate or misinform voters. Governor Hogan was joined by U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur, FBI Baltimore Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone, Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow W. Jones III, Special Agent …


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Early voting begins in Maryland, Health Ambassadors deployed to polling places

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Early voting in the 2020 general election began on Monday, October 26, and residents are encouraged to vote early and at off-peak times to avoid long lines. Baltimore County residents can now cast their votes from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. through November 2 at eleven early voting sites. Citizens can make a plan to vote and find their …


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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Governor Hogan directs State Board of Elections to conduct November general election With enhanced voting options

ANNAPOLIS, MD—With 118 days until the November general election, and given that the State Board of Elections has not yet provided a recommendation on how to conduct the election, Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday directed the Board to follow existing state law and conduct the election with enhanced voting options in light of the COVID-19 pandemic: Every early voting center …