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  • James takes big lead over Helton for District 34 senate nomination

    James takes big lead over Helton for District 34 senate nomination
    Del. Mary-Dulany James built up a wide lead over Art Helton in Tuesday's primary election for the Democratic nomination to the state Senate race in Legislative District 34. According to unofficial election results, James had 61 percent of the votes...
  • Glass leads Republican race for District 34A delegates; Lisanti tops Democrats

    Glass leads Republican race for District 34A delegates; Lisanti tops Democrats
    Incumbent Del. Glen Glass won one of the Republican nominations for two House seats in the Route 40 area subdistrict 34B, while County Councilwoman Mary Ann Lisanti led a crowded Democratic field in Tuesday's primary election. Unofficial returns have...
  • Excuses aside, Maryland voter turnout an embarrassment

    Excuses aside, Maryland voter turnout an embarrassment
    In Ukraine last month, some people braved the threat of violence to get to the polls to vote for a new president. According to news reports, heavily armed men in ski masks tried to scare off voters by smashing ballot boxes and blocking entry to polling...
  • Few voters or surprises in primary election

    Few voters or surprises in primary election
    Turnout was low for Tuesday's primary election at polling places in Laurel, as expected. With so few contested races, and what experts say is the usual apathy found in a nonpresidential election cycle, the turnout wasn't a surprise. Among incumbents...
  • Don't trust a Republican for governor [Letter]

    Don't trust a Republican for governor [Letter]
    Dan Rodricks' recent column extolling one Republican candidate for governor as moderate is nonsense ("Republicans getting down to business," June 21). He noted how this guy was not going to get into the abortion issue. Yep, the same lie that was said by...
  • For the Maryland 80 percent, still time to get off the bench

    For the Maryland 80 percent, still time to get off the bench
    Among the 80 percent of registered Republicans and Democrats who stayed away from Maryland's primary was Sally Staehle of Baltimore. She wrote me a letter to explain why she took a pass on voting this time around. "I turned off to local politics when I...
  • Columbia residents the Democrats' choice in District 12

    After years of having two Baltimore County residents and one Howard County resident represent the 12th district, Tuesday's primary election flipped that representation upside down. District 12, which was redrawn in 2012 to include portions of Howard and...
  • By the numbers: Tuesday's primary turnout among Maryland's lowest

    By the numbers: Tuesday's primary turnout among Maryland's lowest
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown may have claimed victory in a landslide win over his competitors for the Democratic nomination for governor, but turnout Tuesday was one of the lowest in decades. Just 20.5 percent of voters cast ballots in the primary....
  • Norman takes GOP Senate nomination in Harford-Cecil District 35

    Norman takes GOP Senate nomination in Harford-Cecil District 35
    Two-term Harford County Del. Wayne Norman captured the Republican State Senate nomination Tuesday in legislative District 35 that straddles northern Harford County and western Cecil County. In the three-way GOP primary race for two open delegate seats in...
  • Early turnout light on primary day in Harford's GOP areas

    Early turnout light on primary day in Harford's GOP areas
    Precinct officials, supporters of candidates and voters reported a light, but steady, turnout at polling places around heavily Republican central and northern Harford County for Tuesday's primary election. Polling places in Abingdon, Bel Air, Fallston...
  • Wrapping up this week's primary election in Howard County

    Wrapping up this week's primary election in Howard County
    The primary election results are in, and – despite an unusually numerous field of new, untested candidates – didn't yield many election-night surprises or upsets. But Tuesday's outcomes offered some interesting takeaways and themes to...
  • Voting slow in Harford's Route 40 corridor on primary day

    Voting slow in Harford's Route 40 corridor on primary day
    A slow but steady trickle of Route 40-area voters hit the polls Tuesday morning in Harford County to cast their ballots for what many are calling a less-than-eventful primary election. Some of the more popular polling sites, like Aberdeen High School...