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7:51 am
Fri June 13, 2014

MD's Blind And Disabled: No On-Line Primary Voting

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BALTIMORE (AP) - A federal judge in Maryland won't require elections officials to provide online absentee ballots for visually impaired and physically disabled voters in the June 24 primary election.

The Daily Record of Baltimore reports U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett based his decision Wednesday on concerns from state lawyers about ballot security if the system were to go online for the primary. Bennett ordered a hearing for Aug. 13 and 14 at which attorneys for the state and disabled voters will discuss security issues.

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