Although there was not as much money flowing in the 2010 gubernatorial election, Gov. Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown got the same amount of campaign donations last year as they did in 2006, according to a new report. This amounted to $5.5 million, or two-thirds more than Republican opponents Bob Ehrlich and Mary Kane.Read More
Tag: Center for American Politics and Citizenship
A new system launched last week by the University of Maryland’s Center for American Politics and Citizenship will allow Maryland voters, even those overseas or in the military, to access and print out absentee ballots online. The topic became a small side issue in the race for governor last week.
Maryland has been e-mailing absentee ballots to people who requested them since 2006, said Nikki Trella, election reform director for the State Board of Elections. “What we wanted to do was to integrate this new system into the voter look-up site, and allow them to use it to securely get their absentee ballots,” Trella said.Read More
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