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State Board of Elections certifies 47,000 signatures opposing DREAM Act; 8,500 signatures still needed.
Opponents of the Maryland DREAM Act are one step closer to letting voters decide if illegal immigrants should receive in-state tuition discounts when they attend colleges and universities in the state. On Wednesday, the State Board of Elections certified more than 47,000 petition signatures, leaving petition sponsors with little more than 8,000 signatures to collect by the June 30 deadline. As of Monday, Harford County had received 6,609 signatures—5,403 of which were accepted, according to Harford County Board of Elections Supervisor Kim Atkins. “We issued the letter of certification to the petition sponsor [MDPetitions.com] today,” said Donna Duncan, Election Management Division Director, State Board of Elections. “There were 47,288 …