As Democrat Joe DiCara and Republican Todd Crandell face off in the general election, the race is drawing attention from state GOP leaders. They see the void left by Olszewski as an opportunity to make inroads in a Democratic stronghold.
When you're a Libertarian candidate in Maryland, garnering more than 1 percent of the vote on Election Day counts as a win. But for Shawn Quinn, candidate for governor, nothing short of toppling both the major-party candidates will feel like victory.
Veteran defense attorney Russell A. Neverdon Sr. brought about 6,000 signatures to the city's Board of Elections Monday — a total that if verified will put him on November's ballot as an independent candidate for Baltimore State's Attorney.
Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering a run for president, raised just over $796,000 into two federal political committees in the second quarter of the year -- continuing steady fundraising progress even as speculation about 2016 continues to center on Hillary Clinton.
One popular theory of lawyer Marilyn Mosby's upset win over incumbent State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein was that race played a deciding role in the election, helping a political newcomer oust a white prosecutor in a majority-black city.
By By Luke Broadwater and Ian Duncan and The Baltimore Sun
Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations. Hogan's campaign said Tuesday it will accept public financing, an unusual move that reflects the GOP's uphill political fight against the state's better-funded and more powerful Democratic Party.
The two candidates running for Howard County's highest office have been locked in and focused for nine months so far, campaigning but laying comparatively low until the primaries had run their course. Now, it's their turn for the spotlight.
After her gubernatorial loss in the Maryland Democratic primary election, Heather Mizeur's campaign and supporters look to make a lasting impact on state politics by changing the way campaign are conducted and assuring the progressive agenda gets attention and prompts policy changes.
Maryland's congressional delegation was expected to coast to victory in Tuesday's primary, leaving Democrats positioned to dominate the state's House seats even in a year that's shaping up to be promising for the GOP nationally.
The campaign of Baltimore State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein has filed a complaint with the state Board of Elections over a mailer sent in support of challenger Marilyn Mosby that appears to have been sent by her city councilman husband's campaign.
Cantor's unexpected loss to a conservative economist in Virginia's June 10 primary — despite raising nearly $5 million — has given a measure of hope to little-known candidates for Congress in Maryland, even though independent political observers say the chance of a similar upset on Tuesday remain next to nil.
Out-of-state groups are pumping last-minute cash into the Maryland attorney general's race, fueling a barrage of campaign ads including $240,000 in TV commercials purchased by a Florida-based fund that won't reveal its donors.
Redistricting since the last election has significantly altered the boundaries of Legislative District 35. What was formerly an all-Harford County district encompassing Abingdon, Bel Air and the northern third of the county has been shifted eastward to take in western and northern Cecil County, with the Bel Air area and Abingdon moving into neighboring District 34.
For Republican candidates in the Maryland governor's race, there's simply not enough Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. to go around. He's like the father in a large family whose kids compete for his attention but can't manage to get Dad all to themselves
While most of Howard's state legislative races this primary season are packed with candidates vying for a chance to head to Annapolis, the county's council races have been relatively uneventful, with one notable exception.