About 8.3 percent of eligible voters in Maryland have cast ballots during eight days of early voting.
As voters take to the polls to put a new man in the Maryland governor’s mansion, Governor Martin O’Malley took a different approach to show his support for Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.
Early voting is set to begin at locations around the nation’s capital.
Registered voters can cast ballots in person before election day in Maryland during 10 days of early voting.
District of Columbia residents are about to start casting ballots for mayor, attorney general and other offices.
A divided Supreme Court has put off the start of early voting in Ohio, which had been set to begin Tuesday.
The Maryland State Board of Elections is reporting a record-high turnout of early voters in the state’s primary election.
Early voting in Maryland begins Thursday and runs through through June 19.
Gov. Martin O’Malley and Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch are calling attention to the start of early voting.
D.C.’s election performance is still fairly poor compared with other states, but is improving, according to recently released data from The Pew Charitable Trust.