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Democrats sweep into executive seats in key suburbs: Arundel, Baltimore and Howard counties

Democrats sweep into executive seats in key suburbs: Arundel, Baltimore and Howard counties

Democrats won county executive seats in Baltimore, Howard and Anne Arundel, unseating two Republican incumbents and reversing the red tide that swept the Baltimore suburbs four years ago.

In one of the night’s biggest upsets, Democrat Calvin Ball defeated Howard County’s Allan Kittleman, the Republican who served the past four years as the executive.

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Ball previously served on the County Council. Historically a swing county, Howard has elected two Democrats and two Republicans as executives since 1990. As with the state as a whole, Democrats...

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