Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur, FBI Baltimore Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone, Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel Woodrow W. Jones III, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations’ Baltimore field office John Eisert and Inspector in Charge, US Postal Inspection Service, Washington Division Peter R. Rendina are joining together to ensure Marylanders on the security of the 2020 election and to encourage residents and county officials to report any efforts to intimidate or misinform voters. As America grows nearer to election day and early voting begins in Maryland, federal, state and local partners are coordinating on election security measures to ensure a free and fair election. Fair elections are critical to our democracy. Americans rightfully expect our electoral system to be secure and accurate. A confident public is more likely to vote, trust the outcome, and feel their vote made a difference. Federal, state and local partners are working closely with each other so everyone involved with safeguarding the election has the information and resources necessary to respond in a timely manner to any violations that may arise. “Elections are the cornerstone of our democracy, and it is our shared responsibility to ensure […]
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