Election 2022

Analysis: The Census Data and the Political Reordering to Come in Md.

Baltimore City leaders knew they were coming.And yet, the newest population numbers from the U.S. Census, delivered Thursday on the hottest day of the...

Dueling Commissions Foreshadow Partisan Battle Over Redistricting

This year marks the first time in many decades that Maryland has had a Republican governor when legislative districts are redrawn, setting the stage for...

Van Hollen Need Not Lose Sleep Over Potential Senate Challenge, Hogan Says

Despite efforts by state and national Republican leaders to lure him into a Senate race against Chris Van Hollen (D) next year, Gov. Lawrence...

Cox Continues to Shut Out the Press as He Kicks Off His Gubernatorial Bid

If a candidate holds an event to launch his gubernatorial campaign and no press is around to cover it, did it even launch at...

Baltimore Central Committee Nominates Roxane Prettyman to Fill Haynes’ Seat

A member of the Baltimore City State Democratic Central Committee has been nominated by the panel to complete the final year of a four-year...

Campaign Roundup: Anne Arundel Senate Primary, Carroll County Action, and a Resignation

Campaigns for the 2022 are heating up, including a number of contested primaries. Here are some notes from the campaign trail:Anne Arundel County Councilmember...

Josh Kurtz: Gov. Michael Steele?

At first glance, the idea of Michael Steele winning the Republican nomination for governor seems pretty absurd.The man, after all, has spent the past...

Baltimore County Activist Brittany Oliver Eyes Ruppersberger Seat

Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D) appears to have his toughest Democratic primary challenger in recent memory, with Baltimore County progressive activist Brittany Oliver launching...