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Virginia voters sent shockwaves through the political establishment and proved plenty of pundits wrong in Tuesday's primary election. Now, Maryland voters will have their say at the polls: it's the first day of early voting in the Old Line State.
Summer means beaches, burgers and barbecues. And in Maryland, it means primary elections.
Gov. Bob McDonnell says that waiting two hours to vote is unacceptable and he's willing to consider expanding early voting opportunities to prevent that from happening in the future.
Almost 1 million people in the region have already voted for president and it could be an indication of heavy turnout on Election day.
At early voting centers in Maryland, the wait has been as long as 5 hours. WTOP's Kate Ryan visited one in Landover to find out how voters are spending that time.
Maryland voters returned to the polls Wednesday after early voting was canceled the previous two days due to superstorm Sandy.
Gov. Martin O'Malley says early voting will resume in Maryland on Wednesday, after two days of cancellations due to superstorm Sandy.
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