Maryland state leaders are calling for a review of problems in this week’s primary election.
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“The primary election in Maryland on Tuesday was conducted under extraordinary circumstances that required timing changes and significant adjustments to voting methods,” the lawmakers said in a statement. “Under this pressure, it is clear there have been a number of breakdowns in the process.”
Gov. Larry Hogan also critiqued the process during a Wednesday press conference. He said there were “significant failures,” and he called on the state elections board to prepare a report to him and other state officials by July 3.
Linda Lamone, Maryland Board of Elections Administrator, has blamed ballot issues on an out-of-state vendor.
The lieutenant governor and comptroller want her to resign. A hearing has been called for June 16.
Source: CBS Baltimore
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