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  • Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor

    Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown claimed victory in the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday after early returns suggested a landslide win. "It's about where we're going. It's about what next," Brown said in a victory speech as he led with three times as...
  • New faces eager to join Howard State House delegation as results come in

    New faces eager to join Howard State House delegation as results come in
    With four retiring legislators and three more running for different seats this election cycle, Howard County’s State House delegation will be filled with fresh faces when session starts in January. With more than 90 percent of precincts...
  • Sydnor wins District 44B, with second delegate's seat too close to call

    Sydnor wins District 44B, with second delegate's seat too close to call
    With all 18 of the district's precincts reporting, results in the District 44B race for state delegate showed one clear winner in the Democratic primary — Catonsville area resident Charles Sydnor, who received 23.54 percent of the vote. Pat Young,...
  • Ulman clears first hurdle to State House

    Ulman clears first hurdle to State House
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman cleared the first hurdle to the State House on Tuesday night, June 24, as he and gubernatorial running mate Anthony Brown clinched the Democratic nomination with about 50 percent of the vote, according to unofficial...
  • Schuh declares win in Arundel executive race over Neuman

    Schuh declares win in Arundel executive race over Neuman
    Del. Steve Schuh declared victory late Tuesday night in the hard-fought Republican primary for Anne Arundel's county executive against incumbent Laura Neuman. With nearly all precincts reporting, Schuh held a 54 percent to 46 percent margin of victory...
  • Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary

    Two Balto. Co. councilmen lose seats in primary
    Two Baltimore County councilwomen survived primary challenges Tuesday while two other incumbents lost their seats. Four of the council's seven members faced opposition in a primary election that had light voter turnout across the region. Councilman Todd...
  • Baltimore's fading clout [Editorial]

    Baltimore's fading clout  [Editorial]
    Twelve years ago, when the General Assembly was debating the enactment of the Thornton school funding formula that has done so much to support the advances of Baltimore's schools in recent years, the city's delegation in Annapolis included 10 senators and...
  • 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...