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Dan Cox, a former Republican gubernatorial candidate, has alleged that a filing confirming his candidacy for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District was fraudulent. Cox filed a complaint with the Maryland State Board of Elections, claiming that the filing was made without his knowledge or consent.
Cox, who previously served as a Maryland House of Delegates member, had announced his candidacy for the congressional seat in May. However, he now claims that the filing was made by someone else without his authorization and that he has no intention of running for Congress.
The complaint filed by Cox raises questions about the integrity of the election process and the potential for fraudulent filings to impact the outcome of elections. The Maryland State Board of Elections is currently investigating the matter.
Cox Files for Termination
In light of the alleged fraudulent filing, Dan Cox has filed for termination of his candidacy for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District. Cox, who had previously announced his candidacy for the seat, now claims he has no intention of running for Congress and that the filing was made without his knowledge or consent.
The decision by Cox to terminate his candidacy highlights the importance of transparency and integrity in the election process. Candidates and political parties must work to ensure that the election process is fair and free of fraud or other forms of misconduct.
The Maryland State Board of Elections is currently investigating the allegations made by Cox and will take appropriate action if any wrongdoing is found. Meanwhile, voters in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District will continue to evaluate the candidates and make their voices heard in the upcoming election.