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  • Proposal to remove Harford council as zoning appeals board dies Tuesday

    Proposal to remove Harford council as zoning appeals board dies Tuesday
    The Harford County Council seemed to bow to public outcry Tuesday night, failing to act on a charter amendment that would have removed the council as the zoning appeals board. The potential charter amendment is effectively dead, since the council will...
  • Julius Henson: Forget The Sun, I want the people's endorsement [Letter]

    Julius Henson: Forget The Sun, I want the people's endorsement [Letter]
    The role and responsibility of the news media is to accurately inform the public without bias. Unfortunately, these are not the characteristics The Baltimore Sun has exhibited toward me before or during my run for office. Repeatedly the news source has...
  • Schuh for county executive [Editorial]

    Schuh for county executive  [Editorial]
    Perhaps the most hotly contested — or at least the nastiest — local race in the state this year is the Republican primary for executive in Anne Arundel County. Incumbent Laura Neuman, a political novice who was appointed to the job last year...
  • A better debate [Commentary]

    A better debate [Commentary]
    Watching political debates — local, regional and national — the keen observer will note that they are like baseball stadiums: tailored for the advantage of a few, with parameters sometimes varying wildly to satisfy certain politicians,...
  • Anne Arundel endorsements [Editorial]

    Anne Arundel endorsements  [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements in the following races in Anne Arundel County: District 30-A Voters in this Annapolis area district have the rare privilege of being represented by incumbent House Speaker Mike Busch, and Democrats should avail themselves of...
  • Light turnout in Laurel continues during early voting

    Light turnout in Laurel continues during early voting
    In the state-wide gubernatorial race, Anthony Brown and running mate Ken Ulman, considered frontrunners, face competition from four other Democratic duos, but many candidates hoping to represent Prince George’s County are running unopposed. Brown&...
  • Sun's Howard County endorsements [Editorial]

    Sun's Howard County endorsements [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races: 9th District The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican...
  • Legislative picks for Harford [Editorial]

    Legislative picks for Harford [Editorial]
    Harford County is represented in the Maryland General Assembly by delegates and state senators from three districts, all of which cross county lines and two of which are confusingly divided into subdistricts. Though the Maryland Board of Elections...
  • Early voting stays slow in Harford, statewide

    Early voting stays slow in Harford, statewide
    If Harford County voters plan to vote early in this year's primary election, they're clearly trying to do it fashionably late. According to Maryland Board of Elections statistics, just 2 percent of Harford's eligible voters participated in the first...
  • Incumbents take early leads and win Harford council primaries

    Incumbents take early leads and win Harford council primaries
    Harford County Council incumbents were in the driver's seat as primary election results started coming in early Tuesday night, with Republicans Chad Shrodes and Jim McMahan taking commanding leads they never relinquished. With Tuesday's votes at the...
  • Mizeur hopes grass-roots support delivers primary

    Mizeur hopes grass-roots support delivers primary
    Sixth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. Not long into her campaign for governor, Democrat Heather R. Mizeur coined a response to the question still dogging her today: Can she win? To the pundits and the radio hosts, to donors and...
  • It's Helton vs. James in the main event in Harford legislative primary

    It's Helton vs. James in the main event in Harford legislative primary
    A longtime candidate and mostly outsider versus a longtime political insider? That's the choice Democratic voters in Harford County's Legislative District 34 will make this primary election when they decide between two candidates for State Senate, Art...