Five Things to Know About Maryland Election

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File photo of a sign directing voters in different languages. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

File photo of a sign directing voters in different languages. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (CBSDC/AP) — Here are five things to know about Election Day in Maryland.

1. SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

Marylanders will be voting on whether to allow same-sex marriage beginning Jan. 1.

2. EXPANDED GAMBLING

Maryland voters will be deciding whether to allow table games like blackjack at casinos and whether to allow a casino to be built in Prince George’s County.

3. DREAM ACT

Voters will decide whether illegal immigrants who have attended a Maryland high school for three years can pay in-state tuition at public colleges, if they or their parents have filed state income tax returns during those years.

4. CONGRESSIONAL MAP

Voters will decide whether the state’s congressional redistricting map will go into effect.

5. POLL HOURS

Maryland polls are scheduled to be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.

View the 2012 Voting Guide to find out where you should go to vote and take a closer look at the issues on the ballot.

All-News 99.1 WNEW will have comprehensive live coverage of the election results tonight on-air and online at CBSDC.com.

(TM and Copyright 2012 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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