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Incoming elections administrator wants to be more accessible and proactive in combating threats to voting and election transparency.

As September nears, Linda Lamone has mixed emotions about retiring and seeks to adopt out her office plant.

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.


League of Women Voters and Common Cause Maryland aren’t backing a particular candidate but say the next administrator should bring certain qualities to the table.

The nomination comes at a time of change for the board including a search for a new elections administrator.

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

Governor signs into law legislation to whittle down some state vacancies and increase oversight in state-owned nursing homes.