A group plans to challenge election boards nationwide. Maryland’s is the first.

A reminder: Maryland’s elections are considered a national model.

This article originally appeared in Roll Call on January 10, 2024 and was written by Brenda Wintrode.  

Below is executive director Joanne Antoine’s comment on a lawsuit filed by two outside groups seeking to prevent the Maryland Board of Elections from certifying future elections.

Joanne Antoine, executive director of Common Cause Maryland, a nonprofit that advocates for government transparency, democracy and free and fair elections, said Maryland’s elections are considered a national model.

“We have some of the most secure elections in the country,” she said. “We are the gold standard.”

Instances of voting errors are “rare,” she said, and typically result from voter confusion.

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