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Hundreds of Baltimore City voters placed in wrong district following state redistricting

July 13, 2022

When Kirsten Johnson went to vote on East Cold Spring Lane on Friday during Maryland’s seven-day early voting period, things didn’t go as she had planned. A Roland Park resident since 2007, Johnson had received mailings from the Baltimore City Board of Elections informing her she lived in Maryland’s 41st legislative district, but a poll worker handed her a ballot for District 40. “I said, ‘Excuse me, there’s been a mistake,’” she recalled. The volunteer directed her back to the check-in table, where she showed more election volunteers her voter ID card and sample ballot, mailed to her by election officials, that all put her in District 41.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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