Reeling from allegations by federal prosecutors that he knew about the dirty tricks that helped him get elected four years ago, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray tried to rally his base. But his core supporters weren’t nearly enough, as a scandal-weary electorate rallied behind a much-younger challenger who promised honest and ethical leadership.
The defining moment of a bizarre election season in the nation’s capital wasn’t provided by Mayor Vincent Gray or any of the seven Democrats trying to unseat him in next week’s primary. Instead, it came from the city’s top prosecutor.
Former Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan has filed to run to get his old job back.
A political consultant who was convicted in a robocall conspiracy in the last Maryland governor’s election filed to run for a Baltimore state Senate seat on Thursday.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and his running mate, Ken Ulman, reported $7 million cash on hand in the Maryland governor’s race Wednesday night. Attorney General Doug Gansler and his running mate, Del. Jolene Ivey, reported $6.3 million.
The 2014 legislative session is officially underway in Annapolis. Lawmakers will have plenty on their plates to debate this year.
State Sen. Jennie Forehand says she won’t run for re-election.
Supporters of Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler filed a lawsuit on Thursday to stop his opponent’s running mate in the governor’s race from raising money during Maryland’s 90-day legislative session.
An upset in Annapolis. The city officially has a new mayor — 30-year-old Mike Pantelides. He’s a Republican in a city dominated by Democrats.
Randy McClement has won a second term as Frederick mayor.
On Tuesday, Ben Miller plans to step into a booth at the Takoma Park Community Center and do something that the country’s other 16-year-olds can’t: cast a vote in an election.
Delegate Sam Arora says he won’t seek a second term next year.