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Cheryl Kagan

Cheryl Kagan

Powerful immigrants’ rights group works to repair damage after its tweet on war in Gaza is called antisemitic.

Common Cause Maryland sent an email asking whether 16- and 17-year-olds should be allowed to vote in local elections.

Several stakeholders have begun openly wondering if the state needs uniform standards on where and how to build renewable energy installations.

“They take it for granted that when they need police, fire or paramedics, they dial three digits and help is on the way,” Sen. Kagan said.

The 18-year veteran of the Maryland State Board of Elections will succeed Linda Lamone this fall.


Here’s a look at what is known about the search for a new elections administrator and the expected announcement.

Few details are known but the chair of the state elections board said the pool includes both in- and out-of-state candidates.

Lamone’s participation in discussions about the search for her successor drew swift rebuke from one state senator who called Lamone’s involvement ‘inappropriate.’


The long-serving state Elections Administrator to write first draft of qualifications for her successor.