A special election is conducted in the state of Maryland to fill the seat after the death of Elijah Cummings. The election officials have encouraged the residents to vote but from home. They have launched an online voting system under which people can easily view through the mail.
The officials have mailed ballots to all 510,000 registered voters of the district, which need to postmarked by the voters by April 28. The citizens of areas which include Howard County, Baltimore County and Baltimore City will take part in this stamp-free election. The seat was vacant from October last year after Cummings passed away.