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Signature Requirement for Referendum Petition Upheld (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds dismissal of a § 1983 suit filed by appellant against Howard County, Md., officials after the county rejected appellant’s petition for a referendum to challenge a bill that would substantially increase the size of a neighborhood grocery store, because the signatures did not meet state law requirements. Pursuant to the Maryland Court ...