March 18, 2022
MACo’s legislative initiative bill SB158/HB35 has been passed by the General Assembly and should become law.

The bill lays out the State’s responsibility to cover half the cost of centrally-procured election systems and equipment, and it remedies the uncertainty that has plagued these decisions and county budgets for more than 20 years.

Conduit Street has your coverage as the legislative session hits high gear during “crossover week
Conduit Street Podcast

On the latest episode of the Conduit Street Podcast, State Board of Elections Director of Candidacy and Campaign Finance, Jared DeMarinis, joins Kevin Kinnally to discuss the latest election news, policy, and trends. Topics include this week's decision to push back Maryland's primary election, voting trends, cybersecurity, cryptocurrency, and a disturbing uptick of threats and intimidations against election officials.

The Conduit Street Podcast is available on major platforms like Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and online.
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