Maryland primary moves to June amid coronavirus pandemic; voters to pick Cummings’ replacement by mail in April

Posted on AllSides March 17th, 2020
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Maryland is postponing its April 28 primary to June 2 and shifting the special Baltimore-area congressional election to mail-in ballots only — all part of an effort to allow citizens to vote without jeopardizing their health during the coronavirus outbreak.

Gov. Larry Hogan issued a proclamation Tuesday to move the date of the statewide primary, which includes the Baltimore mayor’s race, U.S. House contests and the presidential primary. Early voting will begin May 21 and run through May 28.

Four other states — Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana and Ohio — also...

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