5 Things to know before you head to the polls

5 Election things to know

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Here are five things to know about Election Day in Maryland.

 
1. SAME-SEX MARRIAGE
 
Marylanders will be voting on whether to allow same-sex marriage beginning Jan. 1.
 
Get to know your Maryland Candidates before voting. See what they think about the issues here:  http://www.abc2news.com/generic/news/Meet-the-2012-Candidates/
 
2. EXPANDED GAMBLING
 
Maryland voters will be deciding whether to allow table games like blackjack at casinos and whether to allow a casino to be built in Prince George's County.
 
3. DREAM ACT
 
Voters will decide whether illegal immigrants who have attended a Maryland high school for three years can pay in-state tuition at public colleges, if they or their parents have filed state income tax returns during those years.
 
4. CONGRESSIONAL MAP
 
Voters will decide whether the state's congressional redistricting map will go into effect.
 
5. POLL HOURS
 
Maryland polls are scheduled to be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.    
 
VOTE! Find your polling place here:  http://www.abc2news.com/subindex/news/political  

 

 
  
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