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Hogan defends veto at the heart of Maryland’s delayed election results

July 20, 2022

As Maryland voters brace for days or weeks of not knowing who won tightly contested primary races, Gov. Larry Hogan doubled down on the veto that ensured the unprecedented scramble. A spokesman for term-limited Hogan (R), who was in Colorado on Tuesday as voters cast their primary ballots for statewide office, blamed the Democratic lawmakers who pitched the proposal in advance of what they feared would become a chaotic primary. “It’s regrettable the General Assembly did not pass a clean early-canvassing bill,” Michael Ricci said in response to questions about Hogan’s decision.

Article Source: Washington Post

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