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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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Maryland Primary Results for South Baltimore Districts

Maryland Primary Results for South Baltimore Districts

Yesterday Democrats and Republicans voted as part of the primary process. Individuals could only vote for candidates from the party they are registered to.

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Harry Preston V

Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Harry Preston V

I am a Career educator that has fought hard for students to have access to the best possible education with out regard to their Zip Code. I currently teach engineering at Edmondson Westside High School. At Edmondson I also serve as the Career Technology Education (CTE) Department Chair.

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Election Day Ballot Preview

Election Day Ballot Preview

The polls are open tomorrow from 7am to 8pm. Find your polling location and what district you belong to here (note, South Baltimore and Southwest Baltimore have different City Council and congressional districts.)

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Eric Costello

Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Eric Costello

It didn’t take me long to fall in love with the City. I moved to Otterbein in 2007 and purchased my home in Federal Hill in 2010.

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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