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As election nears, Howard's party leaders amp up get-out-the-vote efforts
As election nears, Howard's party leaders amp up get-out-the-vote efforts

It was Saturday morning, and most people were still at home eating breakfast, reading a newspaper or, perhaps, sleeping in. Shoppers at Columbia's King's Contrivance Village Center were scarce; sometimes several minutes would slip by before someone would walk into the Harris Teeter grocery store there. That didn't deter Howard County Executive Ken Ulman. Coffee and bagel in hand, the Democrat, who is running for lieutenant governor, stood outside the store greeting passersby and reminding them to get to the polls. "Retail is sometimes a challenge," Ulman admitted, but "this is the time in the campaign when we're just going hardcore, trying to talk...

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