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ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Board of Elections is planning to do away with polling stations for the state’s already delayed primary. Voters would instead be required to mail in or drop off their ballots in an effort to limit coronavirus infections.

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Middletown will shift to a vote-by-mail process for its April election of the burgess and commissioners, sending ballots to every registered voter in the town who hasn’t already requested one and requiring that they be returned to the town by April 24 to be counted.

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After planning to move ahead with the town’s election on April 6 as scheduled, Middletown officials will discuss whether to postpone the vote, or perhaps conduct it entirely by absentee ballot.

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Middletown voters will go to the polls to choose the town’s officials in April, with a convention to nominate candidates scheduled for February.

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COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.

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BALTIMORE — Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings took the high road Saturday, inviting President Donald Trump and other Americans to visit Baltimore but declining to respond in kind to the barrage of presidential tweets and comments disparaging him and the majority-black city he has long represented

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LAS VEGAS — Democratic presidential candidates’ tussle over health care reform and Barack Obama’s legacy continued Saturday, with former Vice President Joe Biden declaring he’s “against any Democrat who wants to get rid of Obamacare.”

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WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. Last April, its top election official told counties they had to update their systems. So far, nearly 60% have taken action, with $14.15 million of mostly federal fu…