Alexander Pyles

Writer

Alexander Pyles oversees coverage of the Maryland State House, Baltimore City Hall and elections. He previously was Ravens and NFL editor, and before that was high school sports editor. Before joining The Baltimore Sun in 2013, he was the State House reporter for The (Maryland) Daily Record. Pyles has taught at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism since 2012.

Recent Articles

  • Maryland early voting: 2016 vs. 2012

    Maryland early voting: 2016 vs. 2012

    Maryland elections officials expect record turnout during early voting this year, which runs from Thursday, Oct. 27 to Thursday, Nov. 3 at select polling locations. Here's a look at how daily early voting stacks up against the 2012 general election, the first time early voting was used in Maryland...

  • Rawlings-Blake defers potential cuts to Charm City Circulator

    Rawlings-Blake defers potential cuts to Charm City Circulator

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will let the next mayor decide what to do with the underfunded Charm City Circulator, which had been slated for cuts. In July, Rawlings-Blake's administration proposed scaling back the free bus service, after the City Council declined to pay for it by increasing...

  • Maryland voter registration deadline is near

    Maryland voter registration deadline is near

    Maryland residents who wish to vote on Election Day in November must register to do so by Oct. 18. Voters can register online at the Maryland State Board of Elections website up until 9 p.m. They can also print an application from the website and mail it to their local board of elections or the...

  • This is what Maryland politicians said about the presidential debate on social media

    This is what Maryland politicians said about the presidential debate on social media

    Social media was abuzz as Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton met Sunday night for the second of three presidential debates. According to Twitter, a record number of debate-related tweets were sent: more than 17 million. At least a few of those came from Maryland politicians. Here's...

  • Baltimore mayor, U.S. Senate debates coming this week

    Baltimore mayor, U.S. Senate debates coming this week

    Democrats and Republicans running for Baltimore mayor and U.S. Senate will meet in debates this week sponsored by The Baltimore Sun, WJZ, the University of Baltimore and the Baltimore City League of Women Voters. All debates will be held at the university's H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons at...

  • Map: initial Baltimore demolition plans

    Map: initial Baltimore demolition plans

    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake this week announced a $700 million plan to demolish thousand of vacant buildings in Baltimore and replace them with new development. In most cases, several buildings on a block are scheduled to be demolished at the same time....

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