Maryland Politics



Hogan's denigrations of Cox have shown no sign of slowing, and coupled to Cox’s own comments this week, signal a potential shift in tone for the race.

A 2018 rule barring administrative workers from expressing views on or participating in politics expressing views is unconstitutional, the court ruled.

The police union voted Tuesday to back Moore, a best-selling author and former nonprofit chief, over Dan Cox (R) to become Maryland’s next governor.

Blair opted for a manual recount of the more than 140,000 votes cast in his Democratic primary race again incumbent County Executive Marc Elrich.

Maryland election officials decided to seek emergency legal action to allow mail-in ballots to be counted early in the general election.

Biden is set to headline a Democratic National Committee event in the Maryland suburbs of Washington.

Montgomery County election officials certified the primary election results Saturday afternoon, with County Executive Marc Elrich leading by 35 votes.

Montgomery County election officials identified about 100 uncounted provisional ballots in the primary race just a day before they planned to certify results.

Here’s what you need to know about where the election stands and what to expect as officials prepare for a recount.

Election Director Barbara Wagner said she believed that 96 mail-in ballots had been scanned twice and four provisional ballots had been misplaced due to human error.

Boyd Rutherford told a radio station the Republican governor could run as independent. But a Hogan representative said he has no plans to leave the party.

Cox, who was endorsed in his gubernatorial run by former president Donald Trump, called the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago "criminal."

Incumbent Marc Elrich held an unofficial lead over Potomac businessman David Blair.

Three Eastern Shore towns will pay $5 million and institute changes in policing to prevent more officer-involved deaths.

After weeks of counting closed, the Associated Press declared the Democratic prinary for Montgomery County executive too close to call.

Montgomery remains the only county in Maryland still counting ballots from the July 19 primary.

A party rift widened when Cox toppled Kelly Schulz, Gov. Larry Hogan’s protege, in a primary contest widely viewed as a proxy war between Trump and Hogan.

Montgomery County still has thousands of ballots left to count before the county executive and other local Democratic primaries can be called.

Del. Richard K. Impallaria's attorney said Impallaria has been aware of the allegations “for some time” and denies wrongdoing.

Counties can continue to accept mail-in ballots until 10 days after the July 19 election, as long as they were postmarked by Election Day.

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