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Maryland Governor’s Election 2014: On Your Mark, Get Set . . .

May 23, 2013

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EDITOR’S NOTE:  For continuing coverage of the 2014 election season in Maryland, please visit BJohnHayden.com. Thanks! The candidates for Maryland governor in 2014 are preparing to begin a year-long campaign. The most recent comprehensive roundup of news on the governor’s race can be found on one of Maryland’s premier political blogs, Maryland Juice. Click here […]

Maryland Political Picture for 2014 Already Beginning to Sort Out

December 11, 2012

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The 2012 Presidential Election is over and the “fiscal cliff” looms, but the chatter on Maryland political blogs has turned to the 2014 midterm gubernatorial elections. I received an email from Peter Franchot today, announcing that he’s decided to forgo a campaign for governor and run instead for re-election as comptroller. Many politicians play it […]

Ocean City Mayor and Council Election Results

November 7, 2012

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Rick Meehan won a landslide re-election victory as mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, 2,238-629 in Tuesday’s voting. Four council members were elected: Dennis Dare, 1,952 Mary Knight, 1,853 Joe Mitrecic, 1,778 Doug Cymek, 1,680 Two council incumbents, Jim Hall (929) and Joe Hall (806), were defeated, trailing Cymek by a 3-2 margin, and Dare by 2-1. No elected […]

Ocean City Town Elections And A New Strategic Plan

October 22, 2012

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Ocean City is in the middle of a watershed town election campaign. More candidate signs all over town than I ever remember seeing before. The mayor and four council members will be elected on Tuesday, Nov. 6. This is the first time Ocean City’s nonpartisan town election will be held on the same day as […]

Ocean City End-of-Season Status Report, 2011

September 19, 2011

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More than usual, it feels like something is ending in Ocean City this September.  But take this report with a caveat: Events and perceptions often appear distorted after a long summer season, to those who remain when the visitors go home. This year, Hurricane Irene put an exclamation point at the end of the season.  Ocean […]

William Donald Schaefer, 89, Leader and Defender of Baltimore, Dies at Charlestown Retirement Community

April 19, 2011

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(NOTE: The documentary, “Citizen Schaefer,” will be broadcast on Maryland Public Television  on Apr. 27 at 8 p.m.) Maryland flags are flying at half-mast this week in honor of William Donald Schaefer, mayor of Baltimore and governor of Maryland. Mr. Schaefer passed away on Monday at Charlestown Retirement Community, in Catonsville, Baltimore County. He was 89. His […]

Jim Mathias Widens Lead over Michael James in District 38 Absentee Ballot Count

November 5, 2010

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Del. Jim Mathias, the hard-working former mayor of Ocean City, appears to be one of the few Eastern Shore Democrats whose boat was not swamped by the Republican high tide that flooded across the U.S. on Election Day. Mathias led Republican Michael James by a paper-thin margin at the close of voting on Tuesday. In […]