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  • Primary voter turnout in Harford below 25 percent; a few races remain close

    Primary voter turnout in Harford below 25 percent; a few races remain close
    Harford County joined the rest of the state in having one of the most dismal voter turnouts in recent memory, with fewer than a quarter of the area's registered voters making it to the polls for Tuesday's primary election. Harford's election board...
  • New faces for Harford Democratic, Republican central committees

    New faces for Harford Democratic, Republican central committees
    A number of new faces will be on Harford County's Republican and Democratic central committees following Tuesday's primary election. Six of 10 members of the Democratic Central Committee are new in the wake of Tuesday's primary. The Democratic panel has...
  • Craig unfazed by loss in 'most contested' GOP governor's race

    Craig unfazed by loss in 'most contested' GOP governor's race
    After nine years as Harford County's top elected official, David Craig's bid for an even higher office has come to an end. The 65-year-old Craig, who is finishing up his final term as county executive, lost the Republican nomination for governor Tuesday...
  • Still no winner in Arundel council race as absentee counts begin

    Still no winner in Arundel council race as absentee counts begin
    After the first day of counting absentee ballots on Thursday, a winner had not yet been determined in a Republican primary race for the Anne Arundel County Council. At the close of the first absentee canvass, Michael Anthony Peroutka held a 16-vote...
  • Havre de Grace council finally passes 2015 city budget

    Havre de Grace council finally passes 2015 city budget
    After an unplanned post-election delay, the Havre de Grace City Council passed the city's 2015 budget after reconvening Wednesday night and agreeing to shift some revenue and restore two previously planned cuts. Council members also agreed to a hiring...
  • Some races in Arundel, Baltimore, Harford may be decided by absentee ballots

    Some races in Arundel, Baltimore, Harford may be decided by absentee ballots
    The results from the primary election have left several local races without resolution, and on Thursday local boards of election will begin counting absentee ballots to decide winners and losers. In Baltimore County, the contest to pick a Republican who...
  • Defying Maryland's age of 'constitutional senility,' a judge returns

    Defying Maryland's age of 'constitutional senility,' a judge returns
    People of a certain age will appreciate this: Charles G. "Chuck" Bernstein, who loved being a Baltimore circuit judge so much that he made a federal case out of his mandatory retirement at 70, appears to have been elected a judge again. If the tally...
  • The race is on: Hogan, Brown begin sparring in contest for governor

    The race is on: Hogan, Brown begin sparring in contest for governor
    Hours after winning their party primaries, Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan exchanged the first salvos in November's race for governor. Hogan released an Internet ad calling the lieutenant governor "the most incompetent man in...
  • Hogan's unforced error [Editorial]

    Hogan's unforced error  [Editorial]
    The back-and-forth between the campaigns of Republican Larry Hogan and Democrat Anthony Brown on Wednesday provided a good preview, just hours after the polls closed in the primary, of what the race for governor is going to be like. Mr. Hogan released a...
  • Looking Out: 89 percent of Equality Maryland's endorsed candidates win primaries

    Looking Out: 89 percent of Equality Maryland's endorsed candidates win primaries
    The results of primary elections in Maryland on Tuesday bode well for LGBT rights -- at least according to Equality Maryland, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights organization. Of 93 candidates endorsed by the group in...
  • Those who failed to vote can't complain [Letter]

    Those who failed to vote can't complain [Letter]
    When I sat in my car after voting at the local fire hall in Harford County Tuesday and watched the American flag gently sway in the cool summer breeze, I just thought to myself, "How lucky am I to have been born in America?" Nowhere else in the world...
  • Harford school board incumbents move on to next election round

    Harford school board incumbents move on to next election round
    Tuesday's primary race for the first majority-elected Harford County Board of Education ended with all five incumbent board members moving on to the November general election. Given the abysmally low primary turnout, however, anyone who finished...