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State lawmaker wants state of emergency declared to begin canvassing mail-in ballots before early voting starts

June 3, 2022

A state lawmaker wants Gov. Larry Hogan to declare a state of emergency ahead of next month’s primary election. Montgomery County Democratic Sen. Cheryl Kagan is asking Hogan to declare a state of emergency to allow the canvassing but not counting of mail-in ballots to begin eight days before early voting starts. That was the exact language in one of two bills sponsored by Kagan that Hogan vetoed last week.

Article Source: WBAL

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