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.
Hundreds of people, including top city and state officials, on Monday mourned the death of longtime Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway Sr. at a funeral held at Morgan State University's Fine Arts Center.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake went to a dilapidated East Baltimore elementary school Monday to urge the City Council to adopt her plan to raise the city's bottle tax to help pay for a major school renovation program.
Nick Mosby, the Democratic nominee for City Council in Baltimore's 7th District, urges city youth to aim higher than the temptations of the streets. He hopes to continue to carry this message as a councilman. First he has to hold off a write-in challenge from Councilwoman Belinda Conaway in Tuesday's general election.
Baltimore City Councilwoman Belinda Conaway, who is running a write-in campaign to keep her seat in the Nov. 8 election, accused the city elections board Tuesday of committing "major fraud" by mailing out incorrect absentee ballots to 7th District voters.
Belinda Conaway, a two-term City Councilwoman, chair of the council's budget committee and the daughter of a prominent political family, has launched a write-in campaign in which she paints herself as an enemy of the political establishment.