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Baltimore transit equity group fails to persuade judge to reverse city elections board decision on ballot petition

September 8, 2022

A Baltimore Circuit Court judge has ruled in favor of the Baltimore City Board of Elections, upholding the board’s decision to block a question about transit from appearing on city ballots this fall. Judge Lawrence Fletcher-Hill ruled late Wednesday that the Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition failed to make its case for overturning the election board’s decision to dismiss its petition asking voters to establish a fund pushing for a regional transit authority. The group submitted 14,145 signatures in favor of the proposed ballot question — more than the 10,000 required by law — but more than 4,400 were deemed invalid by city election officials.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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