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  • Hogan for governor [Editorial]

    Hogan for governor  [Editorial]
    Republican primary voters are blessed with the deepest field of candidates they've had for governor in a generation — four men who each bring compelling stories to their quests to replace Gov. Martin O'Malley. David Craig is the teacher turned...
  • Low voter turnout predicted in upcoming primaries

    State and local candidates are barreling toward the primary elections in less than two weeks, but not everyone is aware – or cares – that there's an opportunity to vote on the horizon. Pollsters and local election officials are predicting low...
  • McCarthy will have to wrangle the beasts in his caucus [Commentary]

    McCarthy will have to wrangle the beasts in his caucus [Commentary]
    Bakersfield, Calif. Republican Kevin McCarthy, who was a consultant for the Netflix political drama "House of Cards," is more aware than anyone that the ruthless a leadership style of the fictional House Whip played by Kevin Spacey does not really work...
  • Ex-prosecutor hopes to knock city judge off bench

    Ex-prosecutor hopes to knock city judge off bench
    For the first time in eight years, Baltimore's judges face a challenger at the polls, a former city prosecutor who aims to knock veteran judge Alfred Nance from the bench. Page Croyder, 58, said she is running for election because of what she sees as...
  • Dongarra not a 'one-issue' candidate [Letter]

    Dongarra not a 'one-issue' candidate [Letter]
    Democratic state House candidate Rebecca Dongarra advocates efficiency and transparency in local government. She is definitely not a one-issue candidate ("Observations of District 12 race by UMBC political science professor," June 18). My husband I have...
  • The Sun's endorsements [Editorial]

    The Sun's endorsements [Editorial]
    The following is a summary of The Sun's endorsements in a variety of contested races for state and local office in the Baltimore area. For more information on the candidates in these and other races, please see The Sun's 2014 primary election Voter Guide....
  • Ralph Jaffe: 'Why I'm different from the career pols running for governor' [Letter]

    Ralph Jaffe: 'Why I'm different from the career pols running for governor' [Letter]
    Recent articles have raised concerns about the amount of money being spent by Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, State Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather Mizeur on their campaigns ("Brown touts $800,000 fundraising tally," June 9). Collectively...
  • What are donors buying from AG candidates? [Letter]

    What are donors buying from AG candidates? [Letter]
    The recent article in The Baltimore Sun regarding campaign donations in the Democratic primary for attorney general ("Out-of-state groups pump money into attorney general's race," June 20) perfectly illustrates the corruption of the two-party system. Does...
  • Candidates make final push for votes in Tuesday's primary election

    Candidates make final push for votes in Tuesday's primary election
    Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to resolve one of the costliest primary fights in Maryland history and nominate scores more politicians for November's general election. With experts forecasting low turnout, candidates were out in force trying...
  • Top-raising candidates in District 12 drew from businesses, PACs

    Top-raising candidates in District 12 drew from businesses, PACs
    With all three of their delegates retiring, residents of District 12 – which stretches from Columbia to Catonsville, Arbutus and Halethorpe in southwest Baltimore County – will choose three newcomers to the State House in the November...
  • In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches

    In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches
    Howard County's newest district is also one of its more interesting state-level races. District 9B, formerly located in Carroll County, was redrawn in 2012 and now almost exclusively represents Ellicott City voters. The district was carved mostly...
  • Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat

    Candidates vie for Watson's District 1 seat
    While most of Howard's state legislative races this primary season are packed with candidates vying for a chance to head to Annapolis, the county's council races have been relatively uneventful; with one notable exception. In District 1, there are...