Mitt Romney has won the Maryland Republican presidential primary, according to multiple news outlets.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Monday, April 2, 2012
Check out the candidates for tomorrow's primary election in Maryland.
Primary election day is Tuesday and both Democrats and Republicans are vying for Rep. Chris Van Hollen's District 8 Congressional seat. Incumbent Van Hollen is still the most visible Democrat but he does have a challenger in the primary. There are also four Republicans in race for the chance to face the Democratic winner in November. Here are the candidates: Democrats: Republicans:
Friday, March 30, 2012
It’s been "slow and steady," according to one election official.
Nearly 60,000 people in Maryland have turned out for early voting, a service the state started offering in 2010. The 59,716 people who voted as of Wednesday represent 1.38 percent of eligible voters. “I’m using the phrase ‘slow and steady,' " said Montgomery County Board of Elections spokeswoman Marjorie Roher. “There are not lines in most cases at all; normally there’s one or two people at each of the poll places.” Early voting started March 24 and ended at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 29. The Maryland primary is Tuesday, April 3. Early voting in the 2010 gubernatorial primary elections, the first year it was in place, netted 2.44 percent voter turnout, or 77,288 of the eligible voters, state election data shows. Election officials in Maryland…
Thursday, March 1, 2012
At 9 p.m. on March 13, the deadline for new voter registration, changing party affiliation and requesting a change in polling place expires.
By Mark Miller, Capital News Service Time is running short for residents to register to vote and choose their candidate in Maryland's April 3 primary elections, and with new district lines going into effect this year, there is an added level of complexity in this spring's balloting. At 9 p.m. on March 13, the deadline for new voter registration, changing party affiliation and requesting a change in polling place expires. Voters must be registered with a party by the deadline to participate in Maryland's closed primaries. About 30 percent of Marylanders now find themselves in new congressional districts due to last year's redistricting process, said Raquel Guillory, press secretary for Gov. Martin O'Malley. "The majority of people are in …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Registration drives will be held throughout February around Montgomery County.
Maryland's primary elections are less than two months away. If you have yet to register to vote, now is the time. Voter registration drives will be held at public libraries around the county over the next three weekends as follows: The registration deadline for the April 3 primary election is March 13. The deadline for the Nov. 6 general election is Oct. 16. Click here for more information about voter registration. In addition, the county’s elections board is seeking elections judges, especially those who speak Spanish. And, if you'd like to share political thoughts online, consider becoming a political blogger for Patch. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to start blogging today!
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Will the Iowa caucus on Jan. 3 be a preview for Maryland's primary election on April 3?
Will the Iowa caucus on Jan. 3 be a preview for Maryland's primary election on April 3? It's hard to tell. Maryland's primary election comes somewhat late in the game (see the full schedule on presidentialelectionnews.com)—on April 3—and a lot of things could happen between now and then. In the meantime, get caught up with what's happening in Iowa on Patch.com: To vote in a political party's presidential primary election in Maryland, voters must be registered with a political party. The last day to change party affiliation for the upcoming April 3 primary election is March 13. To change your political affiliation, submit a new voter registration application or a written request to your local board of elections, according to the Maryland …