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.
Now that the Democrats have won the House, but not the Senate, a chorus of smarty-pants will insist the president faces only nuisance House investigations, no real check. That is not true, and here’s why.
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.
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.
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.
Carroll County voters went to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. Here's a sampling of their thoughts on the local races, the Maryland gubernatorial race and President Donald Trump, who isn't on the ballot but looms large over this election.
In my worst fears since 2016 about what President Trump's right-wing media messaging machine would look like and how it might affect our democracy, I never thought I would see what I did Monday night on Fox News starting with the propaganda performance of Sean Hannity.
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.
President Trump has changed the very face of the Grand Old Party into a wrecking crew of American ideals toward immigration and recently toward citizenship itself, to maintain a presidency that has fallen into chaos and political expediency for survival.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, Democratic challenger Ben Jealous and other candidates on Maryland ballots are engaging in a final blitz to persuade undecided voters and get their supporters to the polls. Hogan is rallying in Annapolis and Grasonville; Jealous in Wheaton and the Baltimore area.
Six candidates are vying for three spots in the Maryland House of Delegates representing northeastern Baltimore County. The district has elected a mix of Republicans and Democrats for decades, but both parties are working for a clean sweep this year in the 8th District.
Maryland’s eight-day early voting period wrapped up with a record number of voters casting ballots in person before Election Day. The election will determine whether GOP Gov. Larry Hogan or his Democratic challenger, Ben Jealous, will take an oath of office for a four-year term in January.
Westminster resident writes that District 5's incumbent delegates are ineffective; a member of the Carroll County Democratic Central Committee says that the Republican Party is no longer the party of family values.
On a day when the news was full of package bombs sent to kill prominent Democrats and President Trump spewed his daily vitriol like regurgitated Diet Coke, it would have been logical for me, a lifelong Democrat, to double down and vote the straight party ticket. Yet I didn't. Here's why.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders brought a jolt of energy to Democrat Ben Jealous’ struggling campaign to unseat Republican Gov. Larry Hogan in Maryland. Sanders told a raucous full house at an historic Bethesda theater that Jealous will be one of the greatest governors in U.S. history.
Conventional wisdom says Americans vote their pocketbooks. That’s why health care offers Democrats an advantage in the midterms, despite the strong economy and the shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act.
This month, the 11th installment in the “Halloween” film series hit theaters. The real horror that faces Carroll County and especially Maryland, is the world we could wake up in if the Democrats win our local elections on Nov. 6.
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."
The Maryland Republican Party concedes a mailer to urge conservatives to vote that depicts apparently liberal protesters was an "inartful" way to get its message out. Spokesman Patrick O'Keefe says the flyer was meant to echo Democrats' language about high turnout by their own supporters.
Democrat Ben Jealous’ campaign for governor said its models indicate that registered Democrats will make up just 57 percent of voters by Election Day. That would be slight bump from the last gubernatorial election four years ago but hardly a dramatic “blue wave” as Jealous has predicted.