Elections officials began the laborious task Thursday morning of recounting more than 87,000 paper ballots in the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive — a contest won by Johnny Olszewski Jr. by just nine votes.
Political newcomer Liz Walsh held onto her win over incumbent Jon Weinstein in the District 1 Democratic primary following Wednesday’s recount.
Baltimore County election officials will begin Thursday on a manual recount of nearly 85,000 paper ballots cast in last month’s Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive.
County Councilman John Grasso leads Maurren Bryant by 73 votes after all absentee and provisional votes were counted Friday. Bryant is considering a recount but she would have to pay for it herself.
Howard County councilman Jon Weinstein has filed for a recount in the District 1 Democratic primary after losing to Liz Walsh by two votes last week.
The final results are in, with winners set in tight primary races for state delegate and Harford County Council, after the third and final ballot canvass Friday.
Political newcomer Liz Walsh has upset incumbent County Councilman Jon Weinstein in Howard County’s Democratic primary, elections officials announced Friday.
Brochin camp says request for recount in 9-vote Baltimore County executive's race could come Tuesday
State Sen. Jim Brochin says he’ll file a request for a recount in the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive — which he lost by just nine votes — as early as Tuesday afternoon.
State Sen. Jim Brochin said he plans to ask for a recount after losing the Democratic nomination for Baltimore County executive by just nine votes.
For months, Steve Schuh and Steuart Pittman have been quietly building their campaigns for Anne Arundel County executive. Now that the primary elections are behind them, they’re ready to start selling their messages to county voters.
Four votes separate the two Democratic candidates in the District 1 Howard County Council race after Thursday's provisional ballot count.
Baltimore County elections judges resumed counting ballots on Thursday, but a result isn't expected in the Democratic contest for county executive until at least Friday.
Imagine an election without big money, where Baltimore voters are at the center of the campaigns and fundraising, where our elected officials are actually accountable to voters and not special interests, and where the issues that matter most get addressed.
Eight candidates won Tuesday's primary race for the Howard County School Board. The eight candidates will drop to four in the general election on Nov. 6.
Thousands of absentee, provisional ballots could decide Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive
It could be the end of next week before a winner can be declared in the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive, a race that ended Tuesday night with three candidates separated by just over 1,000 votes.
The day after defeating a crowded Democratic field for Maryland governor, former NAACP president Ben Jealous predicted victory against his next opponent: Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.
Hours after his campaign launched its first general election campaign attack ad Wednesday, Gov. Larry Hogan said he thinks his race against Democrat Ben Jealous will “come down to whether people are happy with the direction the state is heading.”
Ben Jealous won the Democratic primary for Maryland governor with an overwhelming margin in the Baltimore region and a strong performance in the Washington suburbs where his chief rival, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, was expected to perform well.
Del. Mary Washington held a lead of more than 500 votes in her race against Sen. Joan Carter Conway but was holding off on claiming victory.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said Wednesday that she was concerned about reports of vermin infested polling places and late openings on Election Day.
Former NAACP chief Ben Jealous won Maryland’s Democratic primary for governor Tuesday, promising to deliver a progressive agenda that makes college free, legalizes marijuana and raises the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.
With thousands of provisional ballots uncounted across Maryland, key races — including the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive and hotly contested state legislative races — are undecided.
With big increase in provisional ballots, some election results in Maryland could hang in the balance
The late-discovered computer glitch that will force as many as 80,000 voters to cast provisional ballots Tuesday has the potential to delay election results for races up and down the ballot, analysts said.
If the last-minute revelation that as many as 80,000 will have to vote provisionally in Tuesday’s primary election weren’t enough, the polls opened today with scattered reports of issues at several precincts.
Two Baltimore state senators defeated in Maryland General Assembly races; Conway trails in tight contest
All of the 188 seats in the Maryland General Assembly — 47 in the Senate, 141 in the House of Delegates — were on the ballot Tuesday, forcing many veteran incumbents in the Baltimore region and elsewhere to face possible ouster as voters decided whether to make sweeping changes in Annapolis.
Republican Amie Hoeber won the GOP nomination for Maryland’s only open House seat. The Democratic primary was too close to call.
Democrat Sen. Ben Cardin, a fixture in Maryland politics for more than 50 years, won his party’s nomination to seek a third term.
The narrowed down nominees are fighting for one of the council’s five seats, in a year that will bring major change to the county’s leadership as four of five council members’ terms expire.
Five Baltimore County Council members held off primary challengers Tuesday. Democrats Julian E. Jones Jr. of Woodstock and Tom Quirk of Oella and Republicans Todd Crandell of Dundalk, Wade Kach of Cockeysville and David Marks of Perry Hall all now advance to the general election in November.
John Anderson pulled easily ahead Tuesday at the end of heated Democratic primary battle for Baltimore’s sheriff that pitted the veteran incumbent against an experienced police department official.
Democrat Calvin Ball clinched the party’s nomination for Howard County Executive candidate in Tuesday’s primary, setting him up to oppose incumbent Republican Allan Kittleman in the November election.
Anne Arundel County looks set to have a new sheriff as Jim Fredericks led incumbent Sheriff Ron Bateman in Tuesday’s primary election for the Republican nomination for the office with the majority of precincts reporting in.
Four seats are up for grabs this year, representing councilmanic districts 1, 4, 5 and 7, as the board transitions from an appointed body to an elected one. Two candidates from each district will advance from today’s primary to the general election.
The 2018 election for Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney looks set to be a rematch of 2014 as incumbent Republican candidate Wes Adams took a commanding lead in Tuesday’s primary election over challenger Kathy Rogers.
Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks was poised to take a step toward history Tuesday night as the projected winner of the Democratic party’s nomination for Prince George’s County executive.
Sitting Judge Richard Titus took the Republican race for Judge of the Circuit Court, while Maria L. Oesterreicher pulled ahead of the Democratic race.
Maryland Legislative District 9, which covers Howard County, also includes a small part of Southern Carroll County. Incumbent Republicans representing this district in the House of Delegates run unopposed, while incumbent state Sen. Gail Bates has a challenger in primary election Tuesday, June 26.
Paul Zimmerman pulled ahead of the register of wills race, and all Orphan's Court Judge candidates were moving through to the general election.
With no general election competition in November, incumbent Carroll County Commissioners Stephen Wantz and Richard Weaver, and Republican Ed Rothstein in District 5 were the big winners in Tuesday’s primary.
The race to represent Maryland’s fifth legislative district — which encapsulates most of Carroll County — is on. Four Republican candidates are running for three District 5 seats in the Maryland House of Delegates. Three of those candidates are incumbents, with a lone newcomer.
Patricia Ann Dorsey, Bob Lord, Tara Battaglia, Mary Kowalski, Kenneth Kiler and Doug Howard will advance to the midterm elections in November in the Board of Education race after knocking out five other candidates.
Former District 1 councilman Tom Dernoga earned 52.3 percent or 5,215 votes and current Laurel Mayor Craig Moe, 58, earned 47.7 percent or 4,755 votes.
Several key Republican races for county offices and local legislative seats were settled by Tuesday’s primary election voting in Harford County, but a number of others were close enough to need the count of absentee and provisional ballots to determine the outcome.
Dems Guyton, Hebbar will face GOP candidates Mangione, Robinson in general election for District 42B
GOP and Dem winners in District 42B primary will face off in November while two other races in District 42 were uncontested.
Marilyn Bentley, who ascended to the office of Clerk of the Baltimore Circuit Court after her two previous bosses died in office, led a crowded field Tuesday in the race to secure the job at the polls.
Voters encounter mice and flea infestation at Baltimore polling place on Maryland primary election day
A mice and flea infestation at Patapsco Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood prompted election officials to move the polling place to another location.
Gubernatorial candidate Kevin Kamenetz died last month, but he was still on the ballots and on some voters’ minds during Tuesday’s primary elections.
As many as 80,000 voters will have to cast provisional ballots in tomorrow's primary election because of a computer glitch - four times more than originally reported by state officials.
As voters cast their ballots in the Baltimore area on Tuesday, they’ll weigh in on two key races: Baltimore County executive and Baltimore City state’s attorney.
What we know about Christine Nizer, head of Maryland's MVA, which failed to forward key voter information
Christine Nizer, the head of the Motor Vehicle Administration, came under fire Monday and Tuesday after the agency failed to forward voter information to the Maryland Board of Elections, forcing as many as 80,000 voters to cast provisional ballots.
From metro stops to farmers' markets to rallies, churches and pride parades, the six Democrats running for governor crisscrossed Maryland this weekend in a final push to sway voters — many who seem to have just started tuning into the race.
The Democrats running for Maryland governor agree on policy, but their personalities and styles offer dramatically different races against Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.
A former Obama adviser raised more than $430,000 to unseat one of the incumbents in Southeast Baltimore's District 46 legislative election.
Bad-blood feud flares between progressives Valerie Ervin, Ben Jealous as Maryland governor's race nears end
Former gubernatorial candidate Valerie Ervin calls Democrat Ben Jealous a bully. The campaign for Jealous, the former NAACP chief, calls Ervin a liar.
Challengers to Maryland Sen. Cardin, including Chelsea Manning, having a difficult time breaking through
Sen. Ben Cardin has accumulated far more campaign money than his challengers in Tuesday's primary. But the Maryland Democrat has needed to spend little of it so far.
Maryland voters cast record number of ballots as early voting wraps up, with 56% higher turnout than 2014
Early voting ends in Maryland's primary election with record number of ballots case before Election Day.
Baltimore County’s Democratic voters are being slammed with information about gun control: flyers in their mail, e-mails in their inboxes, ads on their TVs.
More than 18,700 people will have to vote on provisional ballots in Tuesday’s election thanks to a computer glitch that failed to record their voter registration changes, state officials announced late Saturday.
Some of Maryland’s gubernatorial candidates are using the latest technology to engage supporters to promote their campaigns using their smartphones and digital networks.
Democratic former Gov. Martin O'Malley is attacked Republican Gov. Larry Hogan as he stumps for the gubernatorial campaign of Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker.
Four incumbent judges are fending off a competitor for their coveted seats on the Baltimore County Circuit Court in the June 26 primary election.
Baltimore Sun/UB Poll: Republican Gov. Hogan is popular among Maryland Democrats despite anti-Trump wave
Democrats in deep blue Maryland like Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, even though they don't believe he has changed the state for the better, a new poll for the Baltimore Sun and the University of Baltimore shows.
A new Baltimore Sun-University of Baltimore poll has found that with less than three weeks until the Democratic primary election for governor, two candidates have broken away from the crowded pack, though a huge swath of voters are undecided and haven't been paying attention to the race.
With just days until primary voting begins, state Sen. Jim Brochin is leading the field of Democratic Baltimore County executive candidates, while Del. Pat McDonough has the lead among Republicans.
Former NAACP chief Ben Jealous released three years of tax returns Tuesday, showing he earned $1.3 million between 2015-2017.
After sitting on his cash for weeks, Baltimore State’s Attorney candidate Thiru Vignarajah has rolled out a $200,000 ad buy for the final week before the primary election.
A political action committee formed to boost the campaign of Baltimore County executive candidate Vicki Almond says it has spent tens of thousands of dollars on mailers — just days after declaring it hadn’t previously raised or spent more than $1,000 in the race.
The political mailer includes a picture of Marilyn Mosby as she announced charges in the death of Freddie Gray, accusing her of prosecuting "INNOCENT" Baltimore Police officers. But the ad wasn't aimed at voters in the city.
Campaign finance filings show how strategies diverge for the various candidates in the race for the Democratic nomination for governor.
With about 10 days to go until election day, the front-runners in the Democratic primary each has several hundred thousand dollars to spend on TV ads and get-out-the-vote efforts.
In Baltimore County executive primaries, Democrats continue to out-raise and out-spend GOP counterparts
The Democratic candidates for Baltimore County executive continue to out-raise and out-spend their Republican counterparts, according to new campaign finance reports.
During an often sleepy Democratic primary for governor Maryland primary voters are finding that the most compelling races are located further down the ballot.
There are more Democrats running to be the Clerk of Circuit court than would fit in two Toyota Corollas.
Fewer TV ads, microtargeting: crowded race for Maryland governor candidates yields unusual strategies to win
The Democratic primary race for governor is so crowded that the winner may only need 125,000 of Maryland's 2 million Democrats to secure the nomination. The low threshold has launched unusual strategies from candidates seeking to win not the majority of voters, just the most voters.
Conviction rate has dipped under Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, giving challengers an attack line she once used
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby says her office wins 92 percent of felony cases excluding murders. That’s a slight decline from her predecessor, but still a success in this era of police scandal, she says.
Seven Democratic candidates are vying for their party's nomination on June 26. The winner will run against Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford.
In governor's race, Democrat Rushern Baker says he turned around Prince George's and will do same for Maryland
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker is pitching voters that he can turn around Maryland the way he turned around the state's second largest jurisdiction.
Ben Jealous, who describes himself as an organizer, is trying to blaze a progressive path to the Maryland State House.
Madaleno, staunch liberal and policy wonk, hopes to build on Montgomery Co. base in Maryland governor's race
Maryland Sen. Richard S. Madaleno is many things in addition to being a budget expert: Stalwart liberal. Political insider. Fierce Hogan critic. Maryland’s first openly gay state senator. But there’s one thing he is not: Widely known outside his home county of Montgomery.
Alec Ross, 46, is among seven serious candidates running for the Democratic nomination for governor. Ross says his varied experiences — teacher, janitor, author, tech innovator — have prepared him to lead Maryland.
As an accomplished businessman, Maryland gubernatorial candidate Jim Shea is hoping to appeal to moderate and pro-business Democrats who voted for Republican Gov. Larry Hogan in 2014.
Democrat and first time candidate Krish Vignarajah pitches herself as the woman best position to become Maryland's first female governor.
Vignarajah picks former Baltimore teacher as running mate, creating only all-female ticket in governor's race
Democrat Krish Vignarajah, the only woman running for governor, selected former Baltimore teacher union president Sharon Blake as her running mate.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker tapped Elizabeth Embry to join his campaign for governor, bringing criminal justice expert with deep city ties into the race for the Democratic nomination.
Alec Ross, a Democratic candidate for Maryland governor, announced Monday that he has chosen Julie Verratti, a craft beer brewer who worked to support small businesses for the Obama administration, as his running mate.
While running as an outsider in the Democratic primary race for governor, former NAACP chief Ben Jealous picked a party insider as his running mate - and praised her for getting Democrats to show up the polls.
Gubernatorial candidate Richard S. Madaleno Jr. chooses Luwanda Jenkins, who headed Gov. Martin O'Malley's minority affairs office, as his running mate.
Some of the Democrats who want to challenge Gov. Larry Hogan went bold in a televised debate taped Wednesday, calling for such measures as impeaching President Donald J. Trump, disbanding the Baltimore police department and ordering state troopers to confront federal immigration agents.
The Democratic candidates for governor who took part in a forum at the University of Baltimore Tuesday managed to steer clear of the urban mythology that characterized previous events, but some of them made statements that stretched the truth.
With time running out before the first votes are cast, seven Democrats hoping to be governor this week began stressing the differences among them.
The Democratic candidates for Maryland governor debated at the University of Baltimore in a faceoff sponsored by The Baltimore Sun and WJZ-TV.
Participants in Wednesday’s Democratic debate recounted some urban mythology, stretched some statistics far beyond their meaning and got in some whacks at Gov. Larry Hogan that were based on facts — if perhaps lacking in context.
Democratic candidates take swipes at Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan in first TV debate of election season
In the first televised debate of election season, eight Democrats running for Maryland governor swiped at popular Republican incumbent Larry Hogan, but highlighted their differences on whether they would raise taxes if elected.
Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond of Reisterstown is one of the three leading Democratic candidates running for Baltimore County executive.
Jim Brochin is one of the three leading Democratic candidates for Baltimore County executive in the 2018 election.
Johnny Olszewski Jr., a former state delegate from Dundalk, is one of three leading candidates for the Democratic nomination for Baltimore County executive.
GOP primary: Backed by governor, Al Redmer says he would bring executive experience to Baltimore County
As Al Redmer Jr. approached voters at a festival in Towson, he handed each a glossy flyer that featured a familiar face. Many smiled when they saw the photo of Gov. Larry Hogan. “I think the governor’s doing a great job,” one man told Redmer.
Maryland candidate for governor Vignarajah proposes plan to combat flooding after Ellicott City disaster
Maryland gubernatorial candidate Krish Vignarajah on Thursday inspected the wreckage of the deadly flash flood that destroyed Ellicott City last month and laid out an ambitious plan to try to prevent another disaster.
With voters now casting their ballots, the intensity has ratcheted up in the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive, with attack ads airing on the radio and negative fliers landing in voters’ mailboxes.
Howard County Council member Mary Kay Sigaty and District 12 Del. Clarence Lam vie in primary election for Democratic nomination for District 12 state Senate seat. The winner will face sole GOP candidate Joe Hooe in the November election.
Maryland General Assembly's ethics panel investigating Del. Curt Anderson for alleged sexual misconduct
Prominent Baltimore lawmaker Del. Curt Anderson is under an ethics investigation for alleged sexual misconduct and harassment.
As the June 26 primary election approaches, state's attorney candidate Ivan Bates claims all wins in 12 to 15 murder cases. And he gets there with some careful accounting.
The six remaining Democrats running for ended their round of televised debates Thursday with few clashes and agreement on most issues.
Maryland election officials are bracing for increased turnout as early voting for the primary election begins Thursday — and campaigns are rallying their supporters to fight for every vote.
State Sen. Jill P. Carter, 53, the daughter of renowned civil rights leader Walter P. Carter, has been the subject of negative online ads from her challenger, J.D. Merrill, 27, the son-in-law of former Gov. Martin O’Malley.
Ben Jealous and Rushern L. Baker III exchange barbs over campaign financing as the Democratic race for governor heats up.
Former Baltimore Sen. Oaks re-registers to vote, making him technically eligible to serve if elected
Nathaniel Oaks, who resigned from his senate seat amid a federal corruption trial, is now eligible to serve as a senator if he wins this month's primary election. Oaks had revoked his voter registration in an unsuccessful effort to get his name off the ballot, but last week signed up to vote again.
Unions, progressive groups and a political action committee supporting former NAACP chief Ben Jealous in the Democratic primary race for governor are putting nearly $1 million worth of television ads and get out the vote efforts behind his candidacy in the last two week's of the election.
Popular Republican Gov. Larry Hogan launched his 2018 reelection campaign with a rally in Annapolis Saturday, telling supporters that if his job approval rating is so high among Maryland residents voters should give him a second term.
In several competitive Baltimore state senate races, challengers are leading incumbents in fundraising — some dramatically so — according to reports filed this week.
Gov. Larry Hogan chose the friendly territory of Western Maryland to hold his first campaign rally of his campaign for re-election Saturday.
The Maryland State Board of Elections says Maryland gubernatorial candidate Krish Vignarajah and Baltimore State’s Attorney candidate Thiru Vignarajah have resolved issues concerning personal loans they made to boost their fundraising efforts.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan highlighted his ability to work with Democrats and said he's "fed up" with politics during his second television ad of the primary season.
The theme of an ad for Rich Madaleno is 'Take that, Trump." It ends with what the campaign bill as the first same-sex kiss in a political ad.
Larry Hogan's new web-only health care ad paints Washington as the problem, and bipartisanship (and himself) as the solution.
Maryland gubernatorial candidate Madaleno kicks off Democratic primary ad season with positive TV spot
Getting a jump on his six Democratic rivals for Maryland governor, state Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr. is up with the first cable TV ad in the 2018 primary election campaign.
Democrat Rushern Baker, the Prince George's County executive, launched his television ads in the campaign for governor this week with a modest ad buy and two spots for Baltimore and Montgomery County voters.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's first campaign ad hits familiar tones - overstating his role in turning around the economy while reminding voters of the leadership he showed during the riots and character he showed during his fight with cancer.
Maryland Republican Party releases video mocking Democratic field for governor ahead of first TV debate
“These debates should come with a viewer warning message; ‘Be advised prolonged exposure will result in extreme boredom and likely deep sleep,’” Maryland Republican Party Chairman Dirk Haire said in a news release.
A 60-second spot introduces Jim Shea — who is the former chairman of the state’s largest law firm but largely unknown outside the legal community — to voters.
Democrat Ben Jealous on Tuesday became the first candidate running for governor to broadcast ads on all four major television stations in the Baltimore market, pitching himself as an accomplished activist.
Krish Vignarajah is the only woman running to be Maryland's next governor, and her first campaign ad opens with her breastfeeding her infant daughter. Vignarajah says, 'It's me owning the fact that I'm a woman."
State Sen. Jim Brochin’s newest television ad goes on the attack against one of his rivals in the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive, County Councilwoman Vicki Almond.
State Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. began running TV ads Wednesday in the Republican primary race for Baltimore County executive.
State Sen. Jim Brochin has a new television ad out in his campaign for the Democratic nomination for Baltimore County executive.
In TV ad, Johnny Olszewski Jr. says he’s 'the progressive Democrat' in Baltimore County executive race
Johnny Olszewski Jr. began airing his first ad Wednesday in the three-candidate race for the Democratic nomination for Baltimore County executive.
Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond is airing her first television ad in the race for the Democratic nomination for county executive.
State Insurance Commissioner and Republican candidate for Baltimore County executive Al Redmer Jr. is continuing to play up his endorsement from Gov. Larry Hogan in a new digital ad.
Gov. Larry Hogan came to Baltimore on Thursday to tout $15.2 million in state funding his administration has helped secure for violence prevention, education and transportation initiatives in Baltimore.
The meeting was billed as an hour-long forum, but it became an open debate with the three candidates for Baltimore state's attorney sniping back and forth over their records. The high-profile race has escalated as the June 26 primary election draws near.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rushern Baker announced Wednesday that former candidate Valerie Ervin was dropping out of the race and throwing her campaign's support behind Baker.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous unveiled a plan on Wednesday that offers an array of ideas for boosting the state’s economy, from raising the minimum wage, expanding high-speed internet access and supporting startup companies.
Baltimore state’s attorney candidate Ivan Bates is under attack from his two rivals over his repeated claim that he never lost a murder case as a city prosecutor.
The widow of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz says her family has been caused "additional emotional pain" by a political consultant seeking her support for a county executive candidate while the family is in mourning.
With early voting starting next week, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby on Thursday is scheduled to face challengers Ivan Bates and Thiru Vignarajah in the first debate of their race to be the city’s top prosecutor.
Four of the leading candidates for Baltimore County executive outlined their visions for the county's future during a forum on Wednesday.
Ben Jealous, the former CEO of NAACP, plans to deploy star power during the final weeks of the Democratic campaign for governor.
The five leading candidates for Baltimore County executive shared a stage Wednesday night, as the Baltimore Jewish Council hosted a debate at a Pikesville synagogue.
Speaking outside the Baltimore Board of Elections at midday Thursday, Ervin insisted the Maryland State Board of Elections is wrong.
Election-year politics burst out at the Baltimore County Council meeting Tuesday as two Democratic candidates seeking to be the next county executive offered support for a gun control bill sponsored by their common rival: Councilwoman Vicki Almond.
Popular Republican Gov. Larry Hogan appears to be coasting through the Democratic primary season. But behind the scenes, he’s also been planning a big, expensive counter offensive.
The longtime Republican lawmaker has previously advocated the idea of making English the state’s official language. Now he is pushing the idea locally in the GOP primary campaign for county executive.
State Del. Pat McDonough says he has filed an ethics complaint against state Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr., his opponent in the Republican primary race for Baltimore County executive.
Valerie Ervin accuses fellow Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous of costing her the job she held before joining the ticket of the late Kevin Kamenetz.
Democrats running for Maryland governor pledging to support a state individual mandate for health care
The seven major Democrats running for Maryland governor have all signed a pledge to support a plan to shore up Obamacare if they are elected, health care advocates said Wednesday.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford will report Tuesday that they raised more than $1 million in about a month this spring, bringing their campaign cash more than $9 million — far more than their Democratic challengers.
Democrat Valerie Ervin has elected to run in the place of her deceased running mate, Kevin Kamenetz. She picked former Baltimore County School Board member Marisol Johnson as running mate.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker on Wednesday became the first Democrat in the race for governor to release a plan tailored to helping Maryland's largest and most-troubled city.
Before he suddenly died early Thursday, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz was a leading contender in the crowded Democratic primary race for governor. His absence will shake up the race.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz spent nearly three decades building a strong Democratic political base only to have it cut down by his sudden death of cardiac arrest. His death will transform the Maryland governor's race.
Challengers to Baltimore senators could bring energy — but also a loss of clout for city in Annapolis
Challengers to Baltimore’s incumbent state senators are promising to bring change and new energy to the city’s representation in Annapolis. But Democratic leaders warn that such an outcome could further diminish the city’s political clout in the General Assembly.
Gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous, joined at a rally by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, called on Maryland Monday to provide free community college for state students as part of a broader plan to make higher education more accessible.
Lawyer Jim Shea, the former chairman of the state’s largest law firm, on Friday became the second candidate for Maryland governor to release his tax returns — reporting that he has both earned millions in income and paid millions in taxes in recent years.
Affordable housing quota is increasing in Baltimore County. Will the next county executive keep the promise?
In suburban Baltimore County, the issue of making affordable housing available to more families looms large, as tougher requirements from the federal government are about to kick in and the county prepares for new political leadership.
Gov. Larry Hogan joined state Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. in downtown Towson on Tuesday to support Redmer’s campaign for Baltimore County executive, appearing with him on a tour of small businesses.
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby irks opponents with tactic she once criticized: delaying debates
With the June primary election coming, Marilyn Mosby's two Democratic challengers are watching time run out for a chance to confront her on her record. She has declined at least two debates.
The seven Democratic contenders for their party's nomination for governor struggled Thursday night to differentiate themselves from the herd. Nobody clearly succeeded.
Crime and public education were among the top issues Tuesday night as the two Republican candidates for Baltimore County executive faced off at an Essex forum.
Gov. Larry Hogan, widely perceived by Marylanders as a moderate, is dominating all of his prospective Democratic rivals by double digits in a Goucher Poll released Tuesday.
In Baltimore County, growth and development are among the toughest issues handled by county government. Four of the leading candidates for county executive spoke before a crowd of more than 100 real estate agents, builders and mortgage professionals on Tuesday.
For years, capable opponents have tried to unseat North Baltimore’s powerful state Sen. Joan Carter Conway, who has held office for more than two decades. None — including City Councilman Bill Henry — have come close. But Del. Mary Washington thinks this year will be different.
Montgomery County State Sen. Rich Madaleno released six years of his tax returns Tuesday night, and challenged fellow Democrats and Gov. Larry Hogan to do the same.
With less than 10 weeks to go until the June 26 primary election, leading candidates for Maryland governor are hitting the forum circuit hard. Last night, seven Democrats and one Green Party member were in front of a packed crowd at the Peabody Heights Brewery in Baltimore.