| Sep 1, 2011
| 1:02 PM
Perhaps it comes from an excess of caffeine and corn syrup, but the beverage industry and its retail allies always seem to be fired up about one thing or another. The latest example is their crusade to repeal Baltimore's controversial bottle tax that...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:42 PM
The incumbent ditched a mayoral bid at the last minute, deciding instead to try to hang on to his seat representing parts of Charles Village, Oliver, Remington and Station North.
His challengers include a community activist who hopes to be the...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 11:37 AM
Bernard C. "Jack" Young, picked by his fellow City Council members last year to lead the panel, won the Democratic nomination Tuesday to keep the office for four more years.
It was the first citywide campaign for Young, a 15-year veteran of the council....
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:26 PM
City Councilman Carl Stokes said he surprised himself with his wide margin of victory over Odette Ramos in Tuesday's Democratic primary race to represent Charles Village.
"It's much more than I expected, frankly," Stokes, an appointed councilman who...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 3:57 AM
Baltimore Mayor Democratic primary 290 of 290 precincts (100%) Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (i): 36,698 (52%) Catherine Pugh: 17,743 (25%) Otis Rolley: 8,991 (13%) Joseph Landers: 4,870 (7%) Frank Conaway: 1,899 (3%) Wilton Wilson: 215 (0%)
| Sep 14, 2011
| 5:44 PM
In an election with few surprises, Baltimore City Councilwoman Belinda M. Conaway stood out. The two-term incumbent lost to a political newcomer in a relatively close race that was called Wednesday morning.
With the possible exception of one council race...
| Sep 17, 2011
Here's what happened while you were sleeping on Tuesday. Or curing cancer, or searching the Internet for Scarlett Johansson pictures or whatever you were doing rather than voting:
The number of people who decide things in Baltimore, already a fraction of...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:25 PM
Fast cars zipped around downtown Baltimore streets and, it turns out, the race promoters' financial messes. A robocall that urged voters to relax and stay home led jurors to a vote of their own: guilty of election fraud. We bade farewell to an iconic...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 1:07 PM
All politics is local. All candidates for Congress are not.
At least eight candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland — including four prominent contenders — are running this year in congressional districts that do not...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 4:41 PM
The city's primary election is over, but in one district, the bickering between candidates continues.
Belinda Conaway, the only incumbent City Council member to lose her seat, has asked the U.S. attorney for Maryland to prosecute her challenger, alleging...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Baltimore City Councilman Warren Branch narrowly defeated his main challenger in the District 13 Democratic primary, election officials said Wednesday.
With no votes left to count in the race, Branch, a first-term councilman, had a 43-vote lead over...