Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
It’s election season, and once again the Maryland Board of Elections is confronting questions about the security of its electronic voting technology. But Maryland is not the only state venturing into the complex terrain of digital ballot boxes: this election, nearly a third of the nation’s registered voters will face new touch screen systems. Kojo looks at the pressing challenges for electronic voting.
- Wilson Dizard Senior Writer, Government Computer News; and former Chair of the High-Tech Committee, National Press Club
- Cheryl Kagan Former delegate, Maryland House of Delegates
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