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Inside Maryland Politics
00000176-770f-dc2f-ad76-7f0fae420000In 2014, Maryland voters have several big choices to make. Election results will determine a lot of what happens in the state for the next four years. There are statewide races for governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and comptroller. Several county executive seats are in play. Every seat in the state legislature will be on the ballot, as will Maryland’s eight congressional seats. Maryland's two U.S. Senators, however, get a break; neither is up for re-election.WYPR will be covering many of these races. We will be updating this page with information and stories. The primary election is June 24. The general election is November 4.You must register by June 3 2014, to vote in the primary. You must register by October 14 to vote in the general election. According to the Maryland Board of Elections, you can register in person in a number of places, including state and local board of elections offices, the MVA, the Department of Social Services, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and all public institutions of higher education.To register to vote online, go here.Find your polling place here.Early voting for the primary begins June 12. Every locality in Maryland has at least one early voting center. Find an early voting center here.The Governor’s RaceThe Washington Post’s John Wagner has a good breakdown of candidates who are running for governor, thinking about it, or considered it and decided to pass.

Conventional Wisdom May Not Be So Wise In Governor's Race

WYPR's Fraser Smith and Herb Smith of McDaniel College talk about this year's governor's race and why several candidates often considered unlikely might have a significant chance to win.