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An Early Voting Update

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John Lee
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WYPR

While about one-quarter of Maryland’s eligible active voters already have returned their ballots by mail, tens of thousands are showing up each day to make this decision in person. WYPR reporter John Lee relays what he is hearing from voters about this choice. 

Find an early voting center or ballot drop box near you. Check out more WYPR election coverage here.

Then, University of Maryland political scientist Michael Hanmer describes how the practice of voting by mail became a partisan issue, and what repercussions this year’s vote will have on future elections. Read more about the Center for Democracy and Civic Engagement's survey of UMD students.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is senior producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.