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Jim Mathias Turns Back The Challenge Once More

November 3, 2014

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On the Sunday before the 2014 General Election, I’m not about to predict all the outcomes in Maryland, or even all the outcomes in District 38 on the Lower Eastern Shore. I will, however, venture an opinion regarding the one State Senate contest that’s being watched by political observers all over Maryland because it’s rated […]

For General Assembly: Vote Jim Mathias and Judy Davis

October 28, 2014

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It’s a no-brainer for the Ocean City-Ocean Pines region. We vote for local candidates to represent us in Annapolis. Nobody else knows our unique local tourism business and small-town culture like people who live here. We certainly don’t need outsiders representing us in Annapolis! If you live and vote on the Lower Eastern Shore, you know what we’re […]

Maryland Legislative Redistricting Maps (Proposed)

December 18, 2011

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BREAKING NEWS Gov. Martin O’Malley’s Redistricting Advisory Committee released late Friday a proposal for redrawing legislative districts for the State Senate and House of Delegates, as required under the 2010 Census. This being the last shopping weekend before Christmas, most news outlets in the state have yet to cover the story. Full data and maps are […]

Jim Mathias Wins District 38 Election for State Senate

November 10, 2010

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Updated Nov. 29, 2010 The 2010 election is finally over on the Lower Eastern Shore. The results remain “unofficial,” but the votes have been counted. Del. Jim Mathias is now senator-elect in District 38, with a narrow victory over Michael James. Mathias has 23,559 votes to 22,919 for James, according to the Maryland State Election […]

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 […]

Jim Mathias Leading Michael James in Maryland District 38

October 30, 2010

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Many on the Lower Eastern Shore thought Michael James was the favorite in the race with Del. James Mathias for the District 38 State Senate seat in Maryland. Mr. James certainly posted a lot of yard signs in the early going. As recently as a few weeks ago, the James-Mathias contest was widely thought to […]

Eastern Shore Candidates Seek Favor With Small Business and Farmers, Ignore Everyone Else

October 14, 2010

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Everyone in Worcester, Wicomico, and Somerset Counties is a small business owner or a farmer. That’s the impression you would get, listening to the Maryland General Assembly District 38 candidates during a debate at Wor-Wic Community College on Wednesday night. Welcome to the Lower Eastern Shore, home to small business people and chicken farmers. All […]

The Lower Eastern Shore (District 38) Democratic Team for 2010

September 18, 2010

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Delegate (and future Senator) Jim Mathias was the landslide winner in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election for Maryland State Senate in District 38, with 86 percent of the vote. Congratulations to Del. Norm Conway and Mayor Gee Williams of Berlin, who won strong endorsements from Democratic voters in the primary election for House of Delegates. Following are unofficial results […]

Jim Mathias Running Full Speed for State Senate, (Seven Weeks To Election Day)

September 15, 2010

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Mathias Wins Democratic Primary in District 38 Del. Jim Mathias won a landslide endorsement from Lower Eastern Shore Democrats in Tuesday’s Primary Election, picking up needed momentum in his campaign for Maryland State Senate. Mathias, who was Ocean City mayor before he became a delegate to the General Assembly, won 86 percent of the vote, defeating […]

Wild Speculation About The New Year, 2010

December 31, 2009

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It’s the last day of 2009, the last day of the decade. Let’s have some fun. Nobody can predict the future, but that’s not going to stop me from making a few wild speculations about things that might happen in 2010.  Herewith, wild guesses based on nothing more than a hunch. No ambitious Republican is […]