Maryland sees record number of early voters

Maryland saw a record number of early voters this year. On the last day of early voting, the state was averaging 10,000 votes an hour.

Maryland takes measures to increase voter access

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – The state of Maryland, whose voters experienced long lines in the 2012 election, made big changes to the voting system to correct wait time problems and accommodate a group of newly eligible voters: ex-felons. Those that…

Disabled Voters March from Baltimore to DC to encourage voter turnout

LAUREL, Md. – A group of disabled voters of the group, ADAPT, hit the road from Baltimore to DC to encourage those in and out of the disabled community to vote in the upcoming general election.

Souls to the Polls encourage early voting

Nearly three dozen churches in Anne Arundel county are teaming up on Sunday, October 30th to get their congregations out to the polls. “Souls to the Polls” is an initiative to encourage early voting to impact both the local and national results.

Candidate mask sales could predict the next president

Costume retailer Spirit Halloween has accurately predicted the presidential election winner based on Halloween mask sales for two decades. And this year, there’s a spooky prediction for Hillary Clinton.

University of Maryland students gather to watch final presidential debate

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Third presidential debate leaves young voters at the University of Maryland unenthused about the upcoming general election.

Competing hashtags #WomenWhoVoteTrump, #GOPHandsOffMe spark Twitter debate

Social media users respond to two juxtaposed trending hashtags regarding women’s issues, #WomenWhoVoteTrump and #GOPHandsOffMe.

Security experts question Maryland’s online ballot system

Easy access to driver’s license numbers, recent cyber crimes make Maryland’s new web-based ballot system vulnerable to hacking, some say.

Minority, working class issues dominate debate night Twitter conversation

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The Future Vote: Unique program aims at turning young volunteers into voters

Middle school students may be too young to vote, but that’s not stopping Montgomery County middle school students from getting involved in the election this year. Watch how a one of a kind program in Maryland make a difference.