Voter restrictions are being proposed in 47 states, report says

State legislators in 47 states have introduced 361 bills so far this year to restrict voting, according to a Brennan Center for Justice Report released Thursday. “In the states, legislatures are rushing to enact restrictive voting laws, the most significant…

Maryland bill would provide voting info to the incarcerated

Those incarcerated awaiting trial or convicted of misdemeanors would be able to register to vote and learn about their voting rights under legislation in the Maryland General Assembly this year.

Early voting is now underway in Maryland

The Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland has been selected as one of the 11 early voting locations in Prince George’s County. It will be utilized from Tuesday, October 26th until Tuesday, November 3rd.

Protesters rally against confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett

Over 10,000 people marched from Freedom Plaza, the U.S. Capitol and Supreme Court buildings to speak out against President Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett and his potential reelection.

Success, failure, mourning at close of Md. General Assembly

It was a bittersweet and busy day for Maryland legislators as they pushed to get their bills through both House and Senate chambers on Sine Die, the final day of the General Assembly on Monday.

House Democrats introduce bill to fight voter suppression

In 1965, the Voting Rights Act was passed, ensuring the right to vote to black voters as well as enforcing oversight of places where voter suppression was common. In 2013, the Supreme Court struck down the oversight requirement. House Democrats want to bring it back to guarantee that exclusionary voting laws are not passed.

Patriotic Pups: Maryland pets show up at the polls

CNS gathered some of the best photos of pets voting (along with their humans) in last week’s midterm election.

Early voting gets underway for November general election

Big turnouts were reported on the first day of early voting for the November general election.

Legislators consider improving Maryland election security after hearing with state voting board

Maryland legislators learned last week the state’s electronic balloting system may need better security measures to protect voters’ information and that the lawmakers must be the ones to add those protections.

Effort to link presidential election to popular vote grows

WASHINGTON –Controversy over the just-concluded presidential election has brought a renewed call for states to pass a bill making the popular vote the basis for determining the winner in the presidential election. Voters would still choose Electoral College representatives,  but…