Candidates declare for 2022 statewide races in Maryland

With less than a year to go before the 2022 election, candidates have declared they are running for governor, attorney general and comptroller.

New congressional maps could impact incumbents

New U.S. congressional maps from Maryland’s redistricting groups could impact incumbents and voters by drawing districts that don’t include the homes of their current representatives. The Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission proposed a map which would draw two districts where no current incumbents live.

Election to fill congressional seat expected for next year

The U.S. Constitution requires that vacancies in the House of Representatives be filled by an election.

Gallery: Voters cast ballots, campaigns make final arguments in Maryland races

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Candidates for local, state and federal offices gave their final arguments as voters cast ballots across the state of Maryland on Tuesday.

Congress urged to address threats to U.S. elections

The Congressional Task Force on Election Security held its first public forum on Capitol Hill Thursday. Maryland was one of the 21 states believed to be a potential target of Russian hackers last year.

Lawmakers seek tighter curbs on foreign political ads on social media

WASHINGTON – Maryland lawmakers are asking the Federal Election Commission to take steps to block foreign governments and overseas entities from buying political ads on social media. The move follows Facebook’s disclosure on Sept. 6 that a Russian company with…

Maryland’s Cardin emerging as leading Trump foreign policy critic

WASHINGTON – After introducing sanctions legislation on Russia and opposing Donald Trump’s nomination of Rex Tillerson for secretary of state, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is emerging as a leading Democratic critic of the president’s foreign policy. “I think there’s a…

Maryland ahead of Congress in female legislative representation, but numbers have stagnated

While the share of women in the General Assembly surpasses that of the U.S. Congress, the number has not changed significantly in more than a decade.

Students React to Presidential Election

College Park, Md. — Dissent over the election of republican Donald Trump hit the campus of the University of Maryland where hundreds turned out to express their concern about what might lie ahead under a Trump administration.

ELECTION NIGHT: Europeans keep close watch on American presidential election

Americans aren’t the only ones keeping tabs on the presidential race. Europeans keep watch to find out which candidate will become America’s next president.