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Don't congratulate Rawlings-Blake just yet

ElectionsStephanie Rawlings-BlakeMichael Collins

Before you anoint Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to a new four-year term, there is still a general election eight weeks from now.

Politics is nothing but a numbers game, and Ms. Rawlings-Blake only got 52 percent of the Democratic vote. Forty-eight percent indicated they preferred someone else.

A low voter turnout like we just experienced and a strong Republican turnout could be trouble if her 52 percent take the general election for granted.

Your paper continues to show favoritism by not even acknowledging a challenger in the general. If I am not mistaken, some council members also have challengers.

I know it is hard, but how about fair reporting once in awhile?

J. Michael Collins, Reisterstown

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