Browsing All posts tagged under »Bob Ehrlich«

Election Fatigue

October 27, 2010


I’ve been talking to voters in Worcester County, Maryland, nearly every day since mid-August, and here’s how the mood has changed. Before the September primary, voters were relaxed and friendly. If they were angry about politics in general, they were civil and friendly when talking face-to-face. After the primary, I found many voters were increasingly […]

Martin O'Malley, Leading By 14 Points, Tours Maryland Eastern Shore, But Quietly

October 26, 2010


The Washington Post has released a poll showing Gov. Martin O’Malley leading challenger Bob Ehrlich by 14 points in Maryland. O’Malley is the popular Democratic incumbent in a blue state. The Post’s reported margin is exactly the same as the spread reported in a separate poll by The Baltimore Sun on Sunday. Meanwhile, Rep. Frank […]

Gov. Martin O'Malley Leading Bob Ehrlich in Maryland

October 24, 2010


Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley has opened a 52-38 percent lead over former Gov. Bob Ehrlich, the Republican challenger, in the Maryland governor’s race, The Baltimore Sun reported today. On the Lower Eastern Shore, early voting on Friday and Saturday was heavier than expected, according to reliable election observers in Berlin and Salisbury.  It looks as […]

Martin O'Malley Has Early Lead in Washington Post Poll

May 11, 2010


This just in:  A new Washington Post poll shows Gov. Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown with an early 49 to 41 percent  lead among registered voters over former Gov. Bob Ehrlich and his running mate, “Who?”  O’Malley and Brown are the Democrats; Ehrlich and Who are the Republicans in the 2010 Maryland election. […]

O'Malley-Brown Campaign Begins This Week

April 26, 2010


Gov. Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown launch their 2010 re-election campaign at lunchtime Tuesday in Baltimore, then follow up with a whirlwind three-day tour of Maryland. The tour includes stops in Largo, Rockville, Waldorf, Hagerstown, Frederick, Columbia, Cambridge, Aberdeen, Catonsville and Annapolis.  Full details on scheduled tour stops are at the O’Malley-Brown campaign […]

Republican Ticket in Maryland Is Bob Ehrlich and Who?

April 8, 2010


Bob Ehrlich announced yesterday, in Rockville and Arbutus, that he’s running for governor of Maryland. Finally. This is what passes for political news in Maryland. In other news, Mr. Ehrlich, a Republican, announced that retired TV newscaster Andy Barth, a Democrat, will be Ehrlich’s press secretary. You could put that on the back page. In […]

Republicans In Maryland, Election 2010

March 18, 2010


In this year of voter discontent, incumbents are supposed to be vulnerable  — especially Democratic incumbents.  That’s the consensus following Republican Scott Brown’s election in Massachusetts to the Senate seat long held by Sen. Ted Kennedy, and before him, by President John F. Kennedy. But Democratic leaders here in Maryland remain strong and popular, and […]

Ehrlich vs. O’Malley? Read All About It

December 18, 2009


Bob Ehrlich and Martin O'Malley, 2010 election for Maryland governor, analysis in Maryland Politics Watch

Last Word on the Martin O’Malley Webcast

December 11, 2009


And in summary, let me add: The governor did a good job dispite lousy technical support. It’s always good to leave ’em laughing. P.S. It’s looking like 2010 will be a year to retain the current management in Maryland. — Bernie Hayden

Life and Politics in Maryland, 2009

January 5, 2009


First Monday of the Year in Ocean City Back to work! I’m always happy when we have survived the holiday season, and we can get back to life and work and politics as normal in Maryland, whatever that is. This morning, I have already dust mopped the entire apartment with a Swiffer-brand dust cloth. This […]