Candidates in competitive congressional races in Maryland are raising millions ahead of the July 19 primary while Democratic incumbents in what are considered safe seats are using their fundraising power to support the party and its candidates elsewhere, Federal Election Commission filings show.Read More
For the second four-year election cycle in a row, Howard County Sen. Guy Guzzone, one of the most powerful legislators in Annapolis as chair of the Budget and Taxation Committee, has no opponent in the Democratic primary and no Republican challenger in the fall.Read More
The brief speeches at the Maryland State Education Association assembly on Saturday were clearly less important than the 20-page questionnaire the candidates had filled out to win the endorsement of the state’s largest union, the 76,000-strong educators.Read More
With the candidate filing deadline for the 2022 election cycle in Maryland coming up Feb. 22, speculation continues over whether Larry Hogan will challenge incumbent Democrat U. S Senator Chris Van Hollen in a bid to be the first Republican elected to the U.S. Senate from Maryland since 1980. Hogan has steadfastly denied interest serving in the Senate. Going from being chief executive to being just one of 100 senators neither fits his ambition nor his governing style, though he did run for Congress twice in the last century.Read More
Most Montgomery County residents know the county’s voter registration records show that the Democratic Party dominates the registration, with 61% of the electorate. Less known, however, is that the second largest registration is for those who are ‘unaffiliated’ in their registration, numbering 22% of those registered. These 151,000 people have little choice when it comes to electing the next country executive and members of the County Council. The Republican Party claims only 14.7% of the total, slightly less than 100,000 voters, a number that has continued to fall.Read More
With Democrats having a solid vet0-proof majority in the General Assembly, the state’s voters might be better served by electing another Republican to succeed two-term incumbent Gov. Larry Hogan next year, according to state Commerce Secretary and GOP gubernatorial candidate Kelly Schulz.Read More
Gansler emphasized that he has proven progressive bonafides, such as having been an early supporter of same-sex marriage and having embraced police reform before it was fashionable. However, Gansler noted that the nomination does not always go to the candidate who is most ideologically pure.Read More
Common Cause added they hope the Legislature will release updated reopening guidelines for the upcoming special session.Read More
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