How Would Maryland Recount?

Thursday, July 13, 2006

Reading the July 6 news story "Mexico Watches as Votes Are Tallied," about the laborious hand-counting of individual ballots in the Mexican presidental election, I couldn't help but wonder what would happen here in Maryland if the campaign between Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) and Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley (D) ended with such a hairbreadth margin.

Given the lack of paper voting records here, would we have to rerun the entire election?



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