The House of Delegates will cast a final vote today on Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposed bill repealing the death penalty in Maryland.
A series of test votes Wednesday night indicated the measure is almost certain to pass.
If the repeal is approved, Maryland would become the 18th state in the nation to abolish capital punishment.
Maryland House to vote on death penalty repeal today
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