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Maryland Politics Archive: 2008 Potomac Primary

Maryland Voting Is Extended Until 9:30

Icy weather and congested traffic prompted Maryland to extend voting hours until 9:30 p.m. at polls across the state, state elections officials said. Polling places, which had been scheduled to close at 8 p.m., will remain open an additional 90...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  February 12, 2008; 9:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Very Early Returns

At a precinct in Prince George's County, election officials began posting election results about 9 p.m. -- a half hour before polls closed. Staff writer Nelson Hernandez reports that election judges at Charles H. Flowers High School in Springdale printed...

By Philip Rucker  |  February 12, 2008; 9:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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'Scary' Weather Won't Keep Md. Retirees From Voting

Elections officials fear that a nasty downpour of snow, sleet and freezing rain across the region may hurt turnout in today's Potomac Primary. But voters at some polling places in Maryland aren't letting the wintry mix keep them from voting...

By Philip Rucker  |  February 12, 2008; 6:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Getting out the Vote

With just three hours before polls close in Maryland, last-ditch efforts are underway to mobilize voters. In Montgomery County, home to a large concentration of Democrats, advocacy groups tried to boost turnout among Latino and African American voters. Staff writer...

By Philip Rucker  |  February 12, 2008; 5:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Supporters Plan to Party

If you're looking to party with your favorite Democratic presidential candidate tonight, you're out of luck. Sen. Hillary Clinton is expected to attend a rally tonight in El Paso, Texas, while her opponent Sen. Barack Obama will hold a...

By Philip Rucker  |  February 12, 2008; 4:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Md. Campaigns Worry Snow, Sleet Could Dampen Turnout

A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain, coupled with bitter cold temperatures, threatens to dampen turnout late today as thousands of Marylanders trek to their precincts to vote before polls close at 8 p.m. The National Weather Service...

By Philip Rucker  |  February 12, 2008; 3:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Md. Democrats Torn Between Clinton, Obama, Philip Rucker , February 12, 2008
Potomac Primary Round-Up, Liz Heron , February 11, 2008
McCain Looking To November In Maryland, John Wagner , February 11, 2008
Clinton Family Campaigns in Md., Lisa Rein , February 10, 2008
Huckabee Tells Supporters to Ignore 'Beltway Babble', washingtonpost.com editors , February 9, 2008
 
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