Maryland Code, Election Law § 8-103

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(a) In the event of a state of emergency, declared by the Governor in accordance with the provisions of law, that interferes with the electoral process, the emergency proclamation may:

(1) provide for the postponement, until a specific date, of the election in part or all of the State;

(2) specify alternate voting locations;  or

(3) specify alternate voting systems.

(b)(1) If emergency circumstances, not constituting a declared state of emergency, interfere with the electoral process, the State Board or a local board, after conferring with the State Board, may petition a circuit court to take any action the court considers necessary to provide a remedy that is in the public interest and protects the integrity of the electoral process.

(2) The State Board shall develop guidelines concerning methods for addressing possible emergency situations.

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