Maryland

Voters say they worry about the future, the pandemic, health care and socialism

Voters on both sides of the political aisle voiced concern about the COVID-19 pandemic. Republicans tended to worry about a rise in socialism, while Democrats were more likely to bring up social issues, such as racial disparities. 

Baltimore votes, picks a mayor – and remembers Trump’s insults

Election Day in Baltimore still felt a bit like a celebration of civic duty, and Baltimoreans said they felt good about exercising their right to vote.

Here’s why Maryland voters went to the polls on Election Day.

Capital News Service spread out across Maryland on Election Day to talk with voters who braved a global pandemic to cast a ballot in person. Here’s what those voters told CNS.

Volunteer health ambassadors sent to Maryland polling stations

A team of volunteer health professionals has been deployed to polling stations around the state to provide health and safety guidance intended to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to voters and poll workers.

Maryland’s early and mail-in votes outpace 2016

Mail-in vote totals are around 500% higher than in 2016, and early vote numbers are up as well. That likely will not affect who Maryland picks for president this year.

COVID-19 changed voting in America. For some groups, it’s always been difficult.

Historically, casting a ballot hasn’t been easy for certain groups in America. Amid a global pandemic, that’s still true.

Covid-19 has decreased Maryland’s air pollution

In the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, as stay-at-home orders took effect and more commuters worked from home or lost their jobs, air pollution dropped markedly in Maryland, according to a recent report from the University of Maryland and the state’s Department of the Environment.

Maryland football countdown continues

Terps football officially kicks off in nine days. See how players and Coach Locksley are feeling heading into their season opener on the 24

Pumped for Pickleball

Pickleball is a fun, unique sport that has grown over the past few years in Montgomery County. With courts all over the county, it’s a fun way to meet new people and stay active while staying distanced.

Students are battling to cancel leases they cannot afford due to COVID-19

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Students at The University of Maryland and Towson University are battling to get out of their leases with MEDCO. They have legal support and the support of the Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition but are still waiting…