Maryland Moves Primary Election to June 2

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to cancel and postpone events, the latest to get moved in the state’s primary election.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced in a Tuesday morning press conference that the originally scheduled April 28 primary will be moved to June 2.

The Governor said “It would endanger public health to allow people to assemble in places like schools and senior centers.”

Governor Hogan’s Communications Director Mike Ricci says June 2 is the latest possible date to comply with Democratic National Committee rules. He says the State Board of Elections is actively working on developing a comprehensive plan to conduct the election.