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James C. Rosapepe
Voters in Laurel say they crossed party lines
Voters in Laurel say they crossed party lines

Laurel voters had few contested local races in Tuesday's general election, but joined voters across the state in deciding the next governor. The 2014 midterms didn't draw the same volume of voters as a presidential election, but residents showed up to polling stations in a steady, but slow, stream throughout the day. By 10 a.m., around 200 residents had cast their votes at the Hope Baptist Church in North Laurel, according to David Hill, the site's Republican chief judge. "I don't think we've had any period without at least one voter in the place," said Hill. He added that this was a typical voter turnout for a midterm election and that many of the...