School board candidate David Murray's efforts paid off, as he bested his challenger Zabrina Epps, a 40-year-old Laurel resident and academic advisor at the Community College of Baltimore County, by 25 percentage points and roughly 1,500 votes. However, both candidates will still advance to the general election in November.
It was Election Day for the presidential primary in Harford County on Tuesday, but not many might have noticed. Voting was lackluster throughout the county by mid-afternoon, with many polling places reporting only about 100 or 200 people showing up to cast ballots.
Candidates in Maryland's competitive political contests fanned out across the state for a final weekend of handshaking ahead of Tuesday's primary, hoping to gin up interest in an election that has largely failed to capture voters' attention.
Despite high-profile races — from a GOP presidential contest that brought the candidates swinging through the state to a nationally significant House race in Western Maryland — elections officials are predicting that turnout could fall to near-record lows in Tuesday's primary.
The head of the Baltimore Jewish Council raised questions Wednesday about a campaign flyer from Democratic Senate candidate C. Anthony Muse that notes that there are no African-Americans serving in the U.S. Senate but that there are 12 Jews.
Republican Senate candidate Daniel Bongino began airing his first television ad Wednesday, a largely introductory spot that argues that Washington has "left behind significant portions of our inner city."
Republican Senate candidate Dan Bongino begins airing the first radio advertisement of his campaign today, a largely introductory spot that focuses on his outsider status and criticizes ¿career bureaucrats.¿
Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin, who is up for reelection this year, began airing the second in a series of television advertisements Tuesday, this one focused on the economic impact of his efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay.
Three national hotel corporations have agreed to participate in a new program that will allow Americans to donate their hotel points to wounded soldiers and their families, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin said Friday.
A crowd of hundreds at Prince Georges Community College awaits the arrival this morning of President Barack Obama, who is due to deliver the latest in a series of addresses on energy as rising oil costs create a drag on the economic recovery - and his own reelection effort.
Democratic House candidate John Delaney secured the support of state comptroller Peter Franchot on Tuesday, the latest in a series of high-profile endorsements for the Potomac businessman in his bid for the nomination.
Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin, who so far appears to be in a strong position to win a second term this year, began airing his first in a series of television ads today touting his accomplishments in Congress.
Baltimore and other Maryland localities woulld be guaranteed millions of dollars in federal money for bicycle trails, scenic pull offs and street beautification projects as part of a massive, bipartisan transportation funding bill expected to pass as early as today in the U.S. Senate.
As in 2006, I am running this year against Sen. Ben Cardin for U.S. Senator from Maryland in the Democratic Primary, April 3 (with early voting starting March 24), to give Free State voters an alternative choice.
Business owners and residents throughout the Easton region are preparing to fight plans to shutter a U.S. Postal Service processing hub, which has been threatened with closure twice before. Many residents describe the facility as an essential economic link between the mostly rural shore and the rest of Maryland.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told a congressional panel Tuesday that the federal government must maintain funding for water and wastewater projects because cities such as Baltimore don't have the resources to make required upgrades to antiquated systems on their own.
Sen. Ben Cardin won the support of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance on Monday in his bid for a second term, the latest in a series of endorsements the Democrat hopes will secure his support with black voters in the April primary election.
Citing an effective salary cut for new employees to help pay for the legislation, all but one of Maryland's Democrats in Congress bucked their own party to vote against an extension of a national payroll tax holiday.
Eight of Maryland¿s 10 members of Congress voted against a bi-partisan plan Friday to extend a national payroll tax holiday ¿ including two who were instrumental in crafting the deal ¿ citing concern over how the measure would affect federal employees.