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Elections

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  • Double voting? Not necessarily [Editorial]

    Double voting? Not necessarily  [Editorial]
    The recent report by Election Integrity Maryland that there may be as many as 164 individuals who voted in both Maryland and Virginia in the 2012 election hasn't exactly caused the Maryland Board of Elections to press the panic button. There's a reason...
  • Christie to appear at Hogan fund-raiser

    Christie to appear at Hogan fund-raiser
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will give Maryland Republicans a boost from the national party this month when he appears as headline speaker at a fund-raiser for Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan. Christie, this year's chairman of the...
  • The GOP needs another Ehrlich [Commentary]

    The GOP needs another Ehrlich [Commentary]
    I miss Bob Ehrlich. Seriously, I do. I realize the former governor shares space with me here on the Baltimore Sun's opinion pages; in terms of sheer column inches, I suppose Mr. Ehrlich the Pundit is never that far away. But I'm talking about Mr....
  • Arundel council to consider raises for next council, executive

    Arundel council to consider raises for next council, executive
    A proposal to give pay raises to the next Anne Arundel County Council and the next county executive will be the subject of a hearing this week. The proposal comes from Councilman Jamie Benoit, who is not running for re-election because of term limits....
  • Brown TV ad highlights pre-K, hits Hogan

    Brown TV ad highlights pre-K, hits Hogan
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown continued his attempt to draw contrast between himself and Republican nominee Larry Hogan Tuesday, releasing a television ad that highlights Brown's proposal to gradually expand the state's pre-kindergarten program to include...
  • Tea party voters could dump McConnell by staying home [Commentary]

    Tea party voters could dump McConnell by staying home [Commentary]
    The dilemma facing the true grassroots tea party believers -- the dilemma they do not acknowledge -- is that their primary goal of whittling and whacking away at big government undercuts their secondary goal of saving the middle class from the greedy grip...
  • Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms

    Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms
    — With little competition at home, lawmakers from Maryland are traveling farther down the campaign trail this year to influence the midterm elections. Members of the state's congressional delegation have popped up in North Carolina, California and...
  • Damning the dam [Editorial]

    Damning the dam  [Editorial]
    The general election is still more than two months away but here's a bit of friendly advice to candidates hoping to win office in Maryland: Don't use the Conowingo Dam as an excuse to stop cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. That would seem like common...
  • Hogan offers economic opportunity [Letter]

    Hogan offers economic opportunity [Letter]
    Recently, the Maryland Republican Party released a poll that showed Larry Hogan trailing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown by only 3 points statewide in the race for governor. In the same week, Mr. Brown and his campaign launched an attack ad on Mr. Hogan in an...
  • Schuh outpaces Johnson in fundraising for Arundel executive race

    Schuh outpaces Johnson in fundraising for Arundel executive race
    As the fall campaign season opens, Republican Anne Arundel County executive hopeful Steve Schuh has three times as much money as his Democratic rival, George Johnson, according to campaign finance reports filed this week. Schuh, a state delegate from...
  • Neverdon to judge: city elections workers 'messed up' in rejecting signatures

    Neverdon to judge: city elections workers 'messed up' in rejecting signatures
    A veteran defense attorney running an independent campaign for Baltimore state's attorney argued in Circuit Court Friday that city election workers "messed up" when they ruled he did not have enough signatures to appear on the November ballot.  "Just...
  • Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states

    Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states
    The State Board of Elections has alerted the Office of the State Prosecutor to a report that 164 people voted in both Maryland and Virginia in the November 2012 presidential election, in violation of the law. Election officials confirmed Thursday that...