Elections

Council President Brandon Scott Wins Baltimore City Mayoral Democratic Primary

Council President Brandon Scott Wins Baltimore City Mayoral Democratic Primary

With less than 2,000 provisional and overseas absentee ballots left to count, Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott has won the Democratic primary for Mayor of Baltimore. Council President Scott currently has a 2,358-vote lead over Sheila Dixon.

| June 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Primary Update: Nick Mosby Wins Council President Race, Bill Henry Wins Comptroller, Brandon Scott Widens Mayoral Lead

Primary Update: Nick Mosby Wins Council President Race, Bill Henry Wins Comptroller, Brandon Scott Widens Mayoral Lead

As the Baltimore City Board of Elections is getting close to completing its count of all the mail-in and provisional ballots from the primary elections a week ago, the new leadership of the city is starting to become more clear.

| June 9, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Brandon Scott Takes Lead in Baltimore City’s Democratic Primary Mayoral Race as Counting Continues

Brandon Scott Takes Lead in Baltimore City’s Democratic Primary Mayoral Race as Counting Continues

With 143,678 votes counted so far in the Democratic primary for Mayor of Baltimore, Baltimore City Council President Brandon Scott has taken a lead over former mayor Sheila Dixon who had been leading before yesterday. The Baltimore City Board of Elections told Fox45 that there are less than 12,000 ballots to be counted.

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Sheila Dixon Leads Democratic Primary Mayor Race for Baltimore City

Sheila Dixon Leads Democratic Primary Mayor Race for Baltimore City

With 79,656 votes counted so far in the Democratic primary for Mayor of Baltimore, Sheila Dixon currently has a 5.8% lead over City Council President Brandon Scott. The Baltimore City Board of Elections is reporting 122,610 Democratic primary ballots have been received, so there are still 42,954 votes to be counted, which equates to 35% of the total ballots.

| June 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Maryland Primary Elections Moved to June 2nd, Special Election Moved to Mail-In System

Maryland Primary Elections Moved to June 2nd, Special Election Moved to Mail-In System

Due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has issued a proclamation to postpone the April 28th primary and move it to June 2nd. A special election to replace the late Congressman Elijah Cummings in Maryland’s 7th congressional district on April 28th will move to a mail-in voting system.

| March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Councilman Eric Costello Running Uncontested in District 11

Councilman Eric Costello Running Uncontested in District 11

Councilman Eric Costello (D) is running for his second full term as District 11 Councilman and he will be the only candidate on the ballot from either party. District 11 includes the South Baltimore Peninsula, Downtown, Ridgely’s Delight, Mount Vernon, Mid-Town Belvedere, Seton Hill, Heritage Crossing, Upton, Madison Park, Bolton Hill, and Druid Heights.

| February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments
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Senator Bill Ferguson Now the Maryland Senate President

Senator Bill Ferguson Now the Maryland Senate President

Senator Bill Ferguson (D), who has been the District 46 Senator since 2011, is now the Maryland Senate President. He replaced Senator Mike Miller (D) who held the position for 32 years.

| November 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
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How South Baltimore Voted for Governor

How South Baltimore Voted for Governor

The Baltimore Sun made an interactive map of how the State of Maryland voted for Governor. Below is a look at how the South Baltimore Peninsula neighborhoods, plus Ridgely’s Delight, Pigtown, Hollins Market, and Union Square voted.

| November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments
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2018 Maryland Gubernatorial General Election Results

2018 Maryland Gubernatorial General Election Results

These are the unofficial 2018 Maryland Gubernatorial General Election results that pertain to South Baltimore. This includes statewide races, citywide races, and races in districts the include South Baltimore.

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Gubernatorial Primary Election Results

Gubernatorial Primary Election Results

Below are the unofficial 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election results from The State Board of Elections of Maryland. The General Election is on November 6th.

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Primary Election Day is Tomorrow, Here’s a Look at the Ballot

Primary Election Day is Tomorrow, Here’s a Look at the Ballot

Tomorrow is the Gubernatorial Primary Election. Democrats and Republicans will vote for candidates from their own party who will move on to the General Election in November. Here is a look at the ballot.

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Federal Hill Neighborhood Association Hosts Baltimore State’s Attorney Forum This Wednesday

Federal Hill Neighborhood Association Hosts Baltimore State’s Attorney Forum This Wednesday

The Primary Election for Baltimore City State’s Attorney will take place on June 26th. Democrats Ivan Bates and Thiru Vignarajah are challenging Democrat Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby. With no Republicans running, the Primary will decide the winner in this race. 

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Robbyn Lewis Appointed to Represent District 46 in the House of Delegates

Robbyn Lewis Appointed to Represent District 46 in the House of Delegates

Lewis will represent District 46, serving Baltimore City. She is currently a special assistant to the Maryland Health Exchange and is the principal and founder of Sustainable City Solutions, Ltd.

| December 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Delegate Pete Hammen Vacates House Seat to Join Mayor Pugh’s Administration

Delegate Pete Hammen Vacates House Seat to Join Mayor Pugh’s Administration

This week, District 46 Delegate Pete Hammen (D) announced that he retired effective December 6, 2016 in order to serve as Chief of Operations in the Pugh Mayoral Administration.

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Councilman Costello Pushing Ballot Question I, Hoping to Reduce Property Taxes Through Audits

Councilman Costello Pushing Ballot Question I, Hoping to Reduce Property Taxes Through Audits

Councilman Costello is hoping the savings found in audits will lead to property tax reductions and improve the quality of city services. Baltimore currently has the highest property tax rate in the state at $2.248 for every $100 of assessed property value.

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Q&A with Congressional Candidate Dr. Mark Plaster

Q&A with Congressional Candidate Dr. Mark Plaster

Republican Dr. Mark Plaster is running for Maryland’s 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Maryland’s 3rd District includes the South Baltimore Peninsula, Southeast Baltimore, and parts of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard, and Montgomery County.

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Q&A With Congressman John Sarbanes

Q&A With Congressman John Sarbanes

Democrat John Sarbanes is the incumbent Congressman for Maryland’s 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives and he is running for re-election. Maryland’s 3rd District includes the South Baltimore Peninsula, Southeast Baltimore, and parts of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard, and Montgomery County.

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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