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primary election

May 18, 2018

Board: Primary ballot will have ‘Kamenetz’ as gubernatorial candidate, not ‘Ervin’

Death will not take Kevin Kamenetz’s name off the Democratic primary ballot for Maryland governor -- nor does time permit his former running mate, Valerie Ervin, to have her name added to the list of candidates for chief executive, the State Board of Elections said Friday.

Apr 11, 2018

Former senator Oaks seeks removal of name from primary ballot

Former state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks is supporting voter efforts to remove him from the primary ballot in June after the Maryland State Board of Elections has refused to do so.

Jun 14, 2016

City, Md. elections officials blame training and logistics for primary snafu

ANNAPOLIS — The head of the Baltimore City Board of Elections said he plans to hire 800 additional poll workers and state officials say they want to move the city elections office and warehouse facility into one location in an effort to resolve problems that cropped up in the recently completed primary election in the […]

Larry Hogan, Anthony Brown
Sep 24, 2014

Primary for governor lifted ad spending in Md.

A Democratic primary race between two well-funded candidates propelled Maryland to the sixth-highest amount of spending on political television ads in state races in the 2014 election cycle through Sept. 8, according to a state-by-state survey by the Center for Public Integrity.

Jul 22, 2014

Md. state senator must drop Hershey-bar-like signs

A federal judge says a political candidate whose last name is Hershey must stop using campaign materials that mimic the look of the famous chocolate bar.

Jul 10, 2014

Carville B. Collins: Maryland campaign finance law changes, this year and next

The votes have been cast — and the returns are in — on Maryland’s earliest-ever state Primary Election, held June 24. Although the primaries are now over, Maryland’s campaign finance cycle is not.

Attorney General race
Jun 24, 2014

For AG candidates, a fight to the bitter end

The three-way Democratic race for attorney general might be the tightest — and most bitter — contest in the state as voters head to the polls Tuesday.

Jun 20, 2014

Record turnout for Md. primary early voting

The Maryland State Board of Elections is reporting a record-high turnout of early voters in the state's primary election.

Sep 11, 2013

McClement, Young win Frederick mayoral primaries

FREDERICK — Incumbent Mayor Randy McClement has won Frederick’s Republican primary and Alderwoman Karen Young took the Democratic nomination. Frederick officials say unofficial results with all but absentee ballots counted, McClement took 49 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s Republican primary and Young won 50 percent in the Democratic race. They will join former Mayor […]

Jul 18, 2013

Eye Opener: Republicans may let independents vote

A few government and politics headlines for Thursday.

Mar 19, 2012

Romney coming to Maryland this week

ANNAPOLIS — Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is scheduled to campaign in Maryland this week. Romney’s campaign sent out a news release on Monday saying the candidate was scheduled to attend a town hall event at American Legion Post 109 in Arbutus at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Former Gov. Robert Ehrlich, an Arbutus native, is […]

Jan 10, 2012

O’Malley takes a shot at Perry

Gov. Martin O’Malley, the former mayor of Baltimore, mixed a little pigskin and politics Tuesday in advance of the Sunday’s playoff game between the Houston Texans and his hometown Ravens. Governors and mayors from the states and cities from which playoff teams hail often make good-natured bets before games. O’Malley said Tuesday he has reached […]

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