Summer Sale Extended! Get unlimited digital access for 13 weeks for $13.
Topics

Walter M Baker

Bruising internal battle shaping up for Pipkin seat

Bruising internal battle shaping up for Pipkin seat

The surprise retirement of Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin has set up a succession scramble for his Upper Eastern Shore seat that is shaping up as a possibly brutal internal struggle among 36th District Republicans. The three GOP delegates from that district -- all of whom have expressed an interest in the seat -- were scheduled to meet Wednesday night to discuss their plans. Other Republican candidates are also moving to enter the contest to fill out the remaining year and a half of Pipkin's term -- a decision that will be made by the Republican central committees of the four Eastern Shore counties that make up the 36th. “Here’s the bottom line:...

Loading
81°