Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The New England College poll previewing the 2016 Presidential primary shows Hillary Clinton with a commanding lead.
Gov. Martin O'Malley finished last among a field 2016 Democratic Presidential hopeful, according to a poll released by New England College. The poll released Tuesday by the New Hampshire-based college found that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton led the field with 65 percent of those surveyed saying they would vote for her in 2016. O'Malley finished last among the field of six with zero percent saying they would vote for the two-term Democratic Maryland governor. Rounding out the field is Vice President Joseph Biden with 10 percent, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren with 5 percent, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo with 4 percent and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick with 3 percent. The college surveyed 314 New Hampshire Democratic …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown cites work to implement health care expansion, gun control reforms.
In a speech highlighting his military and government service, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown announced Friday night he is running for governor of Maryland in the November 2014 election. The speech came at a crowded barbecue hosted by Brown's campaign at Prince George's Community College in Largo, MD. Backed by large Maryland and American flags, Brown outlined a basic campaign platform, which he said would make securing "economic prosperity for Marylanders" his top priority. Brown highlighted his work as a state delegate representing Prince George's County and later during his time as lieutenant governor to expand health care coverage, proudly claiming that Maryland "leads the nation in implementation of Obama's health care reform." Brown has …
Hundreds gather at Prince George's Community College in Largo, MD for Brown's gubernatorial campaign announcement.
Follow @UMarlboroPatch for live coverage of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's announcement.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
A total of 176 ballots were cast in the 2013 Riverdale Park municipal elections.
The unsurprising results of Riverdale Park’s 2013 municipal elections are in. All six incumbent candidates for the Riverdale Park Town Council, as well as the mayor have been reelected to serve for another two years after facing no opposition in their respective races. A total of 176 ballots were cast in Monday’s election, though 10 were voided. There were no vote receiving write-in candidates on the ballot. Council Member Alan Thompson (Ward 2) was elected to his third term, securing 42 votes from residents, and has a clear set of goals for the next two years. “I’m looking forward to getting Cafritz approval through and construction started, and continuing to work on economic development and streamlining and improving government …
Four council members are up for re-election.
The town of University Park is holding their town council election today. Four council members are up for re-election and running for office uncontested. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Riverdale Presbyterian Church at 6513 Queens Chapel Road. Use the side door entrance. Read more on the candidate's here.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Some photos from Riverdale Park's 2013 municipal elections.
The town's biennial mayor and town council elections take place on Monday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Residents of Riverdale Park get the chance to do their civic duty on Monday by casting their ballots in the town's biennial elections. Polls open at at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Town Hall, at 5008 Queensbury Rd., will serve as the polling station for all voters. All six council members and the mayor have filed for reelection in 2013. None of the races are contested. Here are the names Riverdale Park residents will see on the election ballots: The votes will be tallied Monday after polls close. Results will be read at the council's regular legislative session Monday night at approximately 9 p.m.
Friday, May 3, 2013
The effort to place the issue on the ballot will be led by Democratic Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger and Washington County Republican Del. Neil Parrott.
Proponents of the death penalty in Maryland will attempt to overturn at the ballot box a new law repealing capital punishment. The effort to place the issue before voters in 2014 will be spearheaded by Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger and Washington County Del. Neil Parrott. The pair is expected to make the effort to collect the required 55,736 official during a Friday morning announcement near Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Shellenberger said the death penalty is an important tool for prosecutors. "One only has to look at what has taken place in our country in the last 10 years—Virginia Tech; Aurora, CO; Boston," Shellenberger said. "We don't know what is going to happen in the future but we should at least have the …
Monday, April 22, 2013
Four incumbents will run unopposed in the town's election on May 7, 2013.
Even though a number of items like the Cafritz Property's development remain a hot topic for University Park's nearly 2,300 residents, four of its council members are running unopposed again this year on the town's May 7 election. Council members James Gekas, 67, (Ward 2), Lenford Carey, 63 (Ward 4), Heidi Sorenson, 48, (Ward 5) and Michael Cron, 56, (Ward 6) will all be seeking re-election for another two-year term, according to town administrator Tracey Toscano. Each incumbent has their own list of priorities for their next term from solar panels on University Park Elementary's roof, to monitor the development of the Cafritz property and tree pruning, according to the Gazette. Read more about their initiatives on The Gazette. Although …
Friday, April 12, 2013
The mayor and the six council incumbents are all running unopposed.
In a near repeat of the 2011 Riverdale Park municipal elections, the mayor and and each of the six town council candidates will face no opposition at the polls on May 6. As of just over a week ago, all of the races were empty. By Thursday's 5 p.m filing deadline, one candidate for each of Riverdale Park's six wards and one candidate for mayor had filed to run for office. All candidates are incumbents seeking reelection. Here are the names Riverdale Park residents will see on the election ballots next month: Riverdale Park's 2013 elections will be held on on May 6 at the town hall from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.