MontCo. ballot measures unlikely to qualify
Two high-profile ballot initiatives designed to scrap a new ambulance fee and impose term limits for elected officials failed to make the ballot in Montgomery County because of a new standard for signatures that some argue makes it nearly impossible to land voter referendums on the ballot in Maryland, The Washington Examiner reports.
The majority of more than 30,000 signatures to do away with the recently adopted ambulance fee aren't valid, according to local election officials. And the author of a petition to put term limits on the county executive and council expects the same fate.
Read more of this story in The Washington Examiner.
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