Three veterans from the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s office were elected Tuesday as top prosecutors in Anne Arundel, Harford and Howard counties.
The Baltimore region's three new county executives began transitioning from campaign mode to governing mode on Wednesday, one day after scoring strong Democratic victories in the suburbs.
'This is the way all political races should end': In Howard County, Ball, Kittleman embrace on election night
Two candidates in the Howard County Executive race put aside politics Tuesday night and engaged in a rare embrace after a winner had been called.
Federal judges say Maryland's 6th congressional district is unconstitutional; map must be redrawn for 2020
A three-judge federal court panel has ruled Maryland drew the boundary lines for the 6th congressional district in an unconstitutional way to benefit Democrats. The court banned the state from using those boundaries in the future. Attorney General Brian Frosh is reviewing whether to appeal.
Maryland Gov. Hogan lays out second-term agenda: Tax cuts, school accountability, non-partisan redistricting
The day after becoming just the second Republican to be re-elected governor in Maryland history, Larry Hogan pledged to continue governing the blue state as a centrist as he laid out some of his second-term agenda.
Gov. Larry Hogan cruised to a second term Tuesday night, but failed to take others from his party along for the ride. Voters said they voted against most Republicans — other than Hogan — out of their disdain for President Donald Trump.
See how your neighborhood voted with this detailed map, which shows ballots cast for governor on Election Day by voting precinct.
Elections were held across Maryland and the country on Tuesday — returning some politicians to office, replacing others, and shifting political power dynamics in several ways.
The winners in races for a total of four District 42 House, Senate seats in Towson to northern Baltimore County, equally represent Republican and Democrat parties.
Lansdowne High, superintendent search key issues for new school board member for Catonsville, Arbutus
Lansdowne High, superintendent search will be key issues for Lisa Mack, newly elected District 1 school board member for Catonsville, Arbutus.
As Gov. Larry Hogan cruised to an easy and historic victory Tuesday, the political landscape in Maryland shifted in some key areas. Here are some takeaways from the election.
President Trump reveled in his party's Senate victories and mocked members of his own party who lost after not seeking his support.
Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer will seek majority leader spot — not speaker, sources say. Elijah Cummings, who won his 13th term, was expected to become chairman of Oversight and Government Reform
Incoming Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman has chosen his transition team co-chairs with former county executive Janet Owens and former councilman Chris Trumbauer.
Democrats won county executive seats in Baltimore, Howard and Anne Arundel, unseating two Republican incumbents and reversing the red tide that swept the Baltimore suburbs four years ago.
Cynthia Allred, the acting director of the Harford County Board of Elections, took the lead Thursday as the first canvass of absentee ballots got underway.
Now that Republican Larry Hogan has bested Democratic challenger Ben Jealous to win a second term as governor of Maryland the blame game and airing of electoral grievances on the losing side can officially begin. But Mr. Jealous didn’t lose this race nearly as much as Mr. Hogan won it.
The Maryland Republican Party was seeking to ride Gov. Larry Hogan's coattails to curb Democrats' power in General Assembly. Their effort failed.
Dundalk Democrat Johnny Olszewski Jr. will be Baltimore County's next county executive after besting Republican Al Redmer Jr. in Tuesday's election.
Will Howard's executive Calvin Ball put the brakes on Ellicott City flood control plan, shift other priorities?
The Democrat voted against funding Howard's five-year flood mitigation plan and committed to increasing school funding.
Massive voter turnout delayed results across the state. Democrat Steuart Pittman lead incumbent Steve Schuh. Final results posted online.
Marylanders decided on a pair of amendments to the state’s constitution: One requires casino revenues to be added to school budgets and the other opens the way for people to sign up to vote on Election Day.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s impressive win over challenger Ben Jealous Tuesday offers some strong insights into the use of media that directly challenge what was starting to feel like post-2016 conventional wisdom.
Here are five voter sentiments we learned from Tuesday’s midterm election in which Gov. Larry Hogan became the first Republican governor to win re-election in Maryland since the 1950s, despite widespread antipathy towards President Donald Trump.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan appeared to win a second term Tuesday, lifted by Democrats who crossed party lines to vote for his centrist approach to governing despite their anger over President Donald Trump.
Democrats seized the House majority from Trump's Republican Party in a suburban revolt that threatened what's left of the president's governing agenda.
Maria Oesterreicher makes history, voters flip the Board of Education, and are charter government and opioid legislation on tap for the next Board of County Commissioners?
With a majority of precincts reporting Tuesday night, Republican hopes to flip two Anne Arundel County districts and narrow the veto-proof Democratic majority in the Maryland state senate evaporated.
Voters resoundingly elected incumbent Republican lawmakers in the three legislative districts that touch Carroll County (Districts 4, 5 and 9). In District 5 — which covers most of Carrol — Republican Sen. Justin Ready, and Delegates Susan Krebs, Haven Shoemaker and April Rose cruised to victory.
Republicans have retained Senate control for two more years, shattering Democrats' dreams of an anti-Trump wave sweeping them into the majority.
Democratic Attorney General Brian Frosh won a second term in office after emerging as one of the nation's chief antagonists of the Trump administration.
Baltimore voters approved the creation of an independent inspector general's office to investigate waste and corruption, one of several tweaks to how the city is run that were backed at the polls.
Democrat David Trone, who spent more than $15 million in Maryland’s most expensive congressional race, captures the 6th District seat two years after being defeated in a neighboring district. Trone was vying against former Reagan administration official Amie Hoeber.
Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin wins re-election, prevails over Republican Tony Campbell, independent Neal Simon
Sen. Ben Cardin, the Maryland Democrat who has held elected office for more than 50 years, won his third term Tuesday in a three-way race.
Baltimore County voters faced ballot questions Tuesday the way county government operates on Tuesday and also backed spending initiatives totaling more than $490 million — all part of a package of questions on the general election ballot.
Democrats will hold on to their slim majority on the Baltimore County Council after all of the incumbents retained their seats in Tuesday’s general election.
Baltimore County voters made history Tuesday by casting ballots for their first elected school boards. Seven elected members in December will join four members appointed by the governor and a student member to convene the county's first-ever elected board.
Maryland Board of Elections delays results until all finish voting — two hours after polls meant to close
The Maryland State Board of Elections did not plan to release results until all voters had cast ballots and polling stations across the state officially close. At about 9:20 p.m., some voters who were in line at polling stations at 8 p.m. still needed to vote.
Republicans swept all the key races in Harford County Tuesday, winning the county executive, county council president, the county council, the sheriff and state’s attorney’s races.
Two front-runners from the June primary were among the winners for four open seats on the eight-member Howard County Board of Education, according to unofficial results from the State Board of Elections as of 11 p.m. Tuesday night.
District 12 Democrat State Del. Clarence Lam handily won his bid to replace the retiring Democrat Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer on Election Day. The district represents constituents in both Howard and Baltimore counties.
Democrat Anne Colt Leitess is Anne Arundel’s state’s attorney once again. Republican incumbent Wes Adams conceded about 11 p.m. Tuesday at his joint election party with County Executive Steve Schuh, who also lost his race.
Frazier, Bouchat win contested Carroll County Board of Commissioners races; will join Wantz, Weaver, Rothstein
Commissioner Dennis Frazier won District 3, Republican Christopher “Eric” Bouchat won District 4, incumbent Commissioners Stephen Wantz, R-District 1 and Richard Weaver, R-District 2 are re-elected, and uncontested Republican Ed Rothstein won District 5 for Carroll County Board of Commissioners.
Patricia Dorsey, Tara Battaglia, Ken Kiler take Carroll County school board seats, oust current Board of Education president Bob Lord
Patricia Dorsey, Tara Battaglia and Kenneth Kiler won the three seats on the Carroll County Board of Education, ousting incumbent and current school board President Bob Lord.
As results start to come in from polling places across Maryland and across the country, Dan Rodricks spends a few minutes with Sun reporters and editors covering the 2018 midterm elections.
Other locales might have drawn more star power in recent days — from President Donald Trump jetting to 11 rallies in six days to Oprah seemingly taking up residence in Georgia — but Maryland voters descended on their polling places on Tuesday with a determined intensity of their own.
Diane Adkins-Tobin did what no one has been able to do since 1954 — unseat a sitting judge. Not only did the deputy state’s attorney for Harford County defeat one of the two incumbent Harford County Circuit Court judges, she received more votes than either one of them.
Maria Oesterreicher has made history, becoming the first female Circuit Court Judge in Carroll County history, defeating sitting Judge Richard Titus.
Just catching up to today's election in Maryland? Get filled in now on who's running and what's at stake
The candidates, the issues and everything else you need to know if you are just now catching up to the fact that there's an election on Tuesday. Even with the polls open, you still have time to get up to speed before they close at 8 p.m.
Marylanders will vote in 2018 for governor, attorney general, U.S. Senator, all 8 seats in the House of Representatives and all 188 General Assembly seats.
Maryland votes: Here's what to expect Tuesday on Election Day at your polling place. Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Democrat Ben Jealous are at the top of their parties' tickets, along with races for the U.S. Senate, U.S. House, state attorney general and the General Assembly.
With anxieties high among voters, regardless of political affiliation, many are likely to feel on edge as results come in this Election Day evening. To help tamp down some of that angst, we've compiled some things — strictly positive — to read and admire.
Election Day weather in Maryland: Rain forecast through the afternoon, severe storms possible on Eastern Shore
Rain showers and a line of early afternoon thunderstorms are in the forecast for Maryland on Election Day. Periods of rain are likely through Monday and into Tuesday morning. A cold front is expected to cross the region midday Tuesday, bringing a chance for severe weather.
At Baltimore-area restaurants and bars, customers wearing an "I Voted" sticker receive special discounts on Election Day.
With thunderstorms in the forecast, political and nonpartisan operations alike are in overdrive to get hundreds of thousands of Marylanders voters to the polls on Election Day. And political campaigns for races large and small aren’t resting until they crash Tuesday night.
Amid a national debate on access to the franchise, voters in Maryland will decide next month whether to allow same-day registration on Election Day for future elections. Del. Kirill Reznik has been pushing the idea for about a decade. He sees "it as part of a national conversation."
Need a ride to the polls? An Election Day lunch? Here's how Maryland groups hope to get out the vote.
What are Baltimore organizations and individuals doing to help get voters to the polls between early voting and Election Day? The initiatives range from driving voters to polling places to catering hot meals at registration sites and block parties.
When Baltimore County voters go to the polls this fall, they’ll face 15 ballot questions, on top of the two statewide questions. Here’s a breakdown of the county’s ballot questions.
Baltimore voters get to decide at the polls whether to create an independent watchdog's office to ferret out misconduct by city officials, one of several questions on the ballot this year. If a majority approves, the inspector general’s office would come out from under the mayor’s office.
During the campaign for Baltimore County executive, candidates Al Redmer Jr. and Johnny Olszewski Jr. have repeated several assertions about how the county government operates. Not all of them are entirely true.
There are 600 printers in Maryland that employ some 16,000 people and their peak season is right now — at least for the shops that turn out campaign material for the Nov. 6 election.
While Marylanders focus on the race for governor, political insiders have their eyes on an effort that could remake how governance works in the state. There's a Republican “Drive for Five” campaign to flip five seats in the state Senate. That would break the Democrats' supermajority.
Attorney General Brian Frosh has emerged as the Maryland Democratic party’s chief opponent to President Donald Trump. But to Republican challenger Craig Wolf, Frosh’s focus on Washington has let down Maryland residents. Frosh says when he's protecting Marylanders, "it's right to jump in."
Steuart Pittman’s path to politics is atypical. He's never run a political campaign and he’s never held an elected position. But he doesn’t care.
Larry Hogan: Pragmatic Republican wants four more years as Maryland's governor, but critics call for change
For nearly four years, Gov. Larry Hogan has done something almost unthinkable for a Republican in Maryland: maintain sky-high job approval ratings. Hogan consistently polls as one of the most popular governors in the country. Hogan, 62, has achieved popularity through a blend of factors.
Democratic nominee Ben Jealous has released more than a dozen detailed proposals in his quest to unseat Republican Gov. Larry Hogan: Medicare for all. Free college tuition. Universal prekindergarten. Ending what Jealous calls mass incarceration. Cutting the state sales tax.
Redmer touts fiscal sense, experience in bid to become first Republican Baltimore County executive in 24 years
Baltimore County executive Al Redmer Jr., a Republican, grew up in Perry Hall and has lived in the community much of his life. He was elected four times to the House of Delegates, has worked in private industry and is Maryland's Insurance Commissioner.
Baltimore County executive candidate and Democrat Johnny Olszewski Jr. describes himself as a “public school kid” who was the first in his family to go to college. He obtained a doctoral degree, taught in public schools and is raising a family in his hometown.
In Maryland's 8 U.S. House races, one flips the script as Democrat Jesse Colvin challenges GOP Rep. Andy Harris
A high-energy race flips the script in Maryland’s 1st congressional district. The 1st District is among the liveliest – and most unusual — of Maryland’s eight congressional district races. Seven of the incumbents are seeking re-election. There's an open seat in the 6th District.
Maryland's Howard County — a swing jurisdiction that’s had two Democrats and two Republicans as county executives since 1990 — often mirrors the sentiment of the state as a whole, and political observers are watching the Allan Kittleman-Calvin Ball race for signs of trends.
Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh comes off as an unassuming politician hellbent on slowing the growth of government. But by night he is an aggressive politician who attacks his opponents and drives race cars.