| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
West county conservatives may have more options than the two Republican delegate candidates on the ballot come November.
In District 9A, former candidate Frank Mirabile is toying with the idea of launching a write-in campaign.
Mirabile, a self-...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:42 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:04 PM
At least six General Assembly incumbents were trailing opponents after early primary returns Tuesday evening — but many incumbents were turning back tough challenges.
With early results reported from polls across the state, state Sen. James...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:15 PM
The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman, who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican delegate Gail Bates is seeking his seat and is unopposed in the Republican primary.
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races:
The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The primary election for state and local candidates is fast approaching: the June 24 polling date is, as of today, less than a month away.
This year, with eight wide-open state-level House and Senate seats and a vacancy on the County Council and for...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:40 AM
In this unusually eventful Howard County election season, the crowded field of state candidates was enough Saturday to fill three long tables with contenders for the county’s 12 seats in the State House.
That’s not even taking into account...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:15 AM
For more than 35 years, our community has watched as Gail Bates served our region locally, countywide and, for the past 11 years, in the Maryland House of Delegates. On July 16, Bates announced her bid for the Maryland Senate, District 9, during a...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Frank Mirabile stumbled into his first campaign almost by chance. When he discovered in 2010 that the only conservative candidate running against District 7 Congressman Elijah Cummings had withdrawn from the race, he decided he would fill the spot on...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Warren Miller, a Woodbine Republican and incumbent delegate from District 9A, announced his bid for re-election Sept. 27.
Citing issues with the state's spending as well as new Common Core academic standards, Miller said he wanted to continue to fight...