U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen spoke at a news conference Monday in Baltimore about mail delays in the leadup to the November election.

Salisbury Daily Times

As November inches closer, a historic election has already started to take shape. 

In Maryland, questions of how to carry a safe presidential election during an ongoing public health crisis in COVID-19 led to heated debates. 

The State Board of Elections had finally settled on a format by August. All of Maryland’s 24 jurisdictions will use “vote centers” for in-person voting, while eligible voters will be sent applications for mail-in ballots to encourage voting by mail.

By this week, many Marylanders have already received their ballots and begun casting their votes. 

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