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Maryland Election 2010: Pipkin vs. Harris (Winner To Face Kratovil)

November 29, 2009

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The Baltimore Sun’s Maryland Politics blog reports that State Sen. E.J. Pipkin is likely to challenge State Sen. Andy Harris in the Republican primary for the District 1 congressional seat presently held by Congressman Frank Kratovil, a Democrat. Harris, who lost to Kratovil in 2008, expected a clear shot at a rematch in 2010.  Republicans […]

Best Eastern Shore Political Analysis

December 8, 2008

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My hat’s off to Tom Wilson for his analysis of the November election results from the nine Eastern Shore counties. Tom presents the 2008 voting results by county for the Frank Kratovil-Andy Harris District 1 congressional race, and the presidential election  results for both 2008 and 2004.  Anyone with an interest in Maryland politics can find Tom’s […]

Frank Kratovil Leading in Maryland Absentee Ballot Count

November 10, 2008

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Absentee ballots appear to have confirmed Democrat Frank Kratovil the winner of the congressional election cliffhanger in Maryland District 1. Kratovil’s margin over Republican Andy Harris doubled from fewer than 1,000 votes on the day after the election, to more than 2,000 votes on Monday, Nov. 10. With most or all of the absentee ballots […]

Barack Obama Wins in Maryland

November 5, 2008

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Sen. Barack Obama captured Maryland’s 10 electoral votes in the presidential election. The incomplete results Wednesday morning are Barack Obama, 1,160,347 (56.9 percent) and John McCain, 842,673 (41.3 percent). Obama’s victory margin will be significantly increased when the votes are reported from Prince George’s County. Barack Obama, a Democrat, won in Maryland by rolling up […]

Maryland Votes on Slot Machines and Early Voting: Yes and Yes

November 5, 2008

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Was I wrong, or what! The vote on slot machines in Maryland wasn’t close. The statewide totals Wednesday morning are 1,155,204 votes for the constitutional amendment to allow slot machines in Maryland, and 818,156 against slot machines. That’s without votes from Prince George’s County, which are not yet available. Slots won everywhere, in Baltimore City […]

Frank Kratovil And Andy Harris — Tie Election In Maryland

November 5, 2008

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Democracy doesn’t get any better than this. The battle for Maryland’s District 1 congressional seat (Frank Kratovil vs. Andy Harris) will be decided by the absentee ballots, provisional ballots and military ballots. Counting of absentee ballots begins Thursday, Nov. 6, and the winner probably will not be clear until at least Nov. 14. The morning […]

Election Day In Maryland

November 3, 2008

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Maryland polls are open for 13 hours, from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008. Weather is overcast and mild for early November. Probably rain on and off in many parts of the state. Got questions? The following information and more is only a click away, on the Maryland State Election Board […]