Tag: Maryland Republican Party
In Republican race for governor, Lollar shows fire...
By Len Lazarick | September 8, 2013 | Annapolitics Blog, News | 6 |
Md. Democratic leaders cry foul as watchdog group ...
By Len Lazarick | October 24, 2012 | News | 16 |
Off to the Races: Hogan’s hijacking; the Harry Hughes problem; Neuman backs Kittleman; District 12’s crowded field
by Len Lazarick | November 26, 2013 | Annapolitics Blog, News | 0 |
Last week was chock full of hearings and events as politicos and legislators tried to cram things in before Thanksgiving/Hannukah and a short run-up to Christmas.Read More
In Republican race for governor, Lollar shows fire, and Craig needs some spark
by Len Lazarick | September 8, 2013 | Annapolitics Blog, News | 6 |
Two faces of the Maryland Republican Party appeared just a few miles and a few hours apart in Ellicott City last week. On Wednesday afternoon, Charles Lollar was dishing out his energetic, nonpartisan outreach to several dozen enthusiastic supporters. Three hours later, a group of mostly older establishment Republicans gathered to hear Bob Flanagan announce a run for delegate. Barely noticed in the small crowd was Harford County Executive David Craig, the GOP candidate for candidate for governor with the most solid experience and the least pizzazz.Read More
Eberly Commentary: Does the Md. GOP have a deep bench?
by Len Lazarick | September 6, 2013 | News | 4 |
Todd Eberly describes what he thinks the Maryland Republican Party needs to establish as a “strong bench” of potential statewide candidates for offices like attorney general in order to break the state’s one-party monopoly.Read More
O’Donnell Commentary: Nowhere near the end for Maryland GOP
by Len Lazarick | September 3, 2013 | News | 4 |
Former House of Delegates Minority Leader Tony O’Donnell responds to Barry Rascovar’s column on the demise of the MdGOP. Despite recent embarrassing events, Rascovar got it wrong, O’Donnell insists, citing the increasing election of Republicans throughout Maryland.Read More
Rep. Paul Ryan serves up red meat for GOP dinner
by Len Lazarick | June 21, 2013 | Annapolitics Blog, News | 0 |
The juicy red meat of the steaks on the dinner plates was matched by the red meat politics Rep. Paul Ryan dished out to 400 Republican Party faithful at the Maryland GOP’s annual Red, White & Blue dinner Thursday night at Baltimore’s Renaissance Hotel. Ryan, last year’s Republican nominee for vice president, urged the GOP in Maryland to follow Wisconsin’s example, and overthrow Democratic dominance of state government as his home state did when it elected Scott Walker governor in 2010.Read More
Md. GOP claims inaccurate voter registration files include 20,000 dead on the rolls
by Len Lazarick | June 6, 2013 | News | 7 |
Twenty-thousand deceased Marylanders remain on voter registration rolls, 268,000 voters are registered at addresses where they don’t live, and 48 are listed with record ages higher than 114 years old, according to an analysis by the Maryland Republican Party.Read More
Internal fight over state GOP chair reflects factional rifts
by Len Lazarick | April 7, 2013 | News | 0 |
The beleaguered Maryland Republican Party, which has won only one statewide election in decades, is having yet another bitter internal contest over who will chair the state central committee. Three candidates representing various factions in the party are running: interim chairman Diana Waterman, attorney Greg Kline, and businessman Collins Bailey.Read More
State GOP to focus on gaining legislative seats
by Len Lazarick | December 3, 2012 | Annapolitics Blog, News | 1 |
The Maryland Republican convention on Saturday did not go after state party leaders, but instead heard a plan to go after Democratic legislative seats in the 2014 election.Read More
State GOP convention has the usual firing squad and lynch mob
by Len Lazarick | November 30, 2012 | Annapolitics Blog, News | 7 |
The preparations for this weekend’s Maryland Republican Convention are in place. The firing squad for the party leaders has been forming its circle, armed with hot-air popguns. The lynch mob for party chairman Alex Mooney has bought a bungee cord.
All is normal for a party that has control of local government in half of Maryland’s counties, but gets routinely clobbered at the statewide level. The snarky sniping and angry grumbling are fairly routine. Senate nominee Dan Bongino has some ideas for fixing the party.Read More
Md. Democratic leaders cry foul as watchdog group trains 200 poll watchers
by Len Lazarick | October 24, 2012 | News | 16 |
The Maryland Democratic Party and some of its top elected officials are complaining that a Maryland voter watchdog group is training people in voter suppression.
Election Integrity Maryland, an offshoot of the Texas-based TRUEtheVOTE, has trained up to 200 poll watchers across the state this year to monitor what should be one of Maryland’s most contentious elections in memory.Read More
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