Democrats outnumber Republicans nearly 10-1 in Baltimore City, but Shannon Wright has convinced herself that she has a decent shot at defying those odds and becoming the city’s first GOP mayor since the 1960s.Read More
UPDATED 7/10: Sitting judges in five counties face challengers in the fall, while others win both primaries
The protracted counting of mail-in ballots led to reversals of early leads by sitting judges in the Democratic primaries of five counties. Six white male judges appointed by Gov. Larry Hogan lost the primaries to mostly women and Black challengers.Read More
Parrott highlights his legislative experience and independent streak ahead of GOP congressional primary
Del. Neil Parrott (R-Washington) said his near decade-long experience in the legislature and his independent streak set him apart from the other Republican candidates in the race for Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District.Read More
Howard County this primary election has one of the most competitive races for circuit court judge in recent decades. Three lawyers are trying to defeat a sitting judge. Yet, more than 42,000 unaffiliated and third-party voters – 20% of registered voters – get no say on who sits on the bench.Read More
Baltimore mayor objects to Trump visit to Fort McHenry for Memorial Day as city remains under stay-at-home order, and state prepares massive contact tracing effort.Read More
John Kuchno is a trial judge in Ellicott City, handling the full range of criminal and civil cases. At least for now. He can only keep the job if he wins the June 2 primary and general election against three other local attorneys.Read More
Sen. Carter says progressive grassroots support could help her win Cummings’ seat, despite Mfume’s win
Sen. Jill Carter, D-Baltimore City, came in third place in last week’s Democratic special congressional primary but she said progressive grassroots support may be enough to put her over the top in her quest to succeed late Rep. Elijah Cummings.Read More
Former Maryland Rep. John Delaney has withdrawn from the 2020 Democratic presidential contest, only days before the Iowa caucuses.
“It has been a privilege to campaign for the Democratic nomination for president, but it is clear that God has a different purpose for me at this moment in time,” he said in a statement released Friday morning.Read More
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