Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. 99 for 4 weeks.


Kevin Kamenetz
Campaign signs cross the line when it comes to political parties

While it may seem unusual to see Democrat Tom Quirk's campaign signs for his re-election as 1st District County Councilman, attached to those of Joseph Hooe's, a Republican running for state delegate in District 12, both candidates said it's simply a display of bipartisanship. "Republicans that support both of us have put those signs up," said Quirk, 44, who runs a financial planning company in Catonsville. "There are a lot of people I'm friends with who are Republicans and I definitely have worked hard to be bipartisan." Quirk's Republican opponent Al Nalley, a salesman and former small business owner, agreed that party affiliation becomes...