Elections

Robbyn Lewis Appointed to Represent District 46 in the House of Delegates

Robbyn Lewis Appointed to Represent District 46 in the House of Delegates

Lewis will represent District 46, serving Baltimore City. She is currently a special assistant to the Maryland Health Exchange and is the principal and founder of Sustainable City Solutions, Ltd.

| December 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Delegate Pete Hammen Vacates House Seat to Join Mayor Pugh’s Administration

Delegate Pete Hammen Vacates House Seat to Join Mayor Pugh’s Administration

This week, District 46 Delegate Pete Hammen (D) announced that he retired effective December 6, 2016 in order to serve as Chief of Operations in the Pugh Mayoral Administration.

| December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Councilman Costello Pushing Ballot Question I, Hoping to Reduce Property Taxes Through Audits

Councilman Costello Pushing Ballot Question I, Hoping to Reduce Property Taxes Through Audits

Councilman Costello is hoping the savings found in audits will lead to property tax reductions and improve the quality of city services. Baltimore currently has the highest property tax rate in the state at $2.248 for every $100 of assessed property value.

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Q&A with Congressional Candidate Dr. Mark Plaster

Q&A with Congressional Candidate Dr. Mark Plaster

Republican Dr. Mark Plaster is running for Maryland’s 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Maryland’s 3rd District includes the South Baltimore Peninsula, Southeast Baltimore, and parts of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard, and Montgomery County.

| October 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Q&A With Congressman John Sarbanes

Q&A With Congressman John Sarbanes

Democrat John Sarbanes is the incumbent Congressman for Maryland’s 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives and he is running for re-election. Maryland’s 3rd District includes the South Baltimore Peninsula, Southeast Baltimore, and parts of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard, and Montgomery County.

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Maryland Primary Results for South Baltimore Districts

Maryland Primary Results for South Baltimore Districts

Yesterday Democrats and Republicans voted as part of the primary process. Individuals could only vote for candidates from the party they are registered to.

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Harry Preston V

Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Harry Preston V

I am a Career educator that has fought hard for students to have access to the best possible education with out regard to their Zip Code. I currently teach engineering at Edmondson Westside High School. At Edmondson I also serve as the Career Technology Education (CTE) Department Chair.

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Election Day Ballot Preview

Election Day Ballot Preview

The polls are open tomorrow from 7am to 8pm. Find your polling location and what district you belong to here (note, South Baltimore and Southwest Baltimore have different City Council and congressional districts.)

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Eric Costello

Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Eric Costello

It didn’t take me long to fall in love with the City. I moved to Otterbein in 2007 and purchased my home in Federal Hill in 2010.

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Curtis Johnson

Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Curtis Johnson

My mother was a high school social worker for 40 years. She not only instilled in me a strong work ethic, but ignited my passion for public service. She told me if I were to be successful, when everyone else is working 24/7, I needed to work 25/8.

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Greg Sileo

Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Greg Sileo

South Baltimore is my home. I moved here ten years ago after I graduated from Loyola. During that time I have lived in Federal Hill, the South Baltimore Neighborhood, Riverside, and I’m now the President of Locust Point.

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Dea Thomas

Q & A with District 11 City Council Candidate Dea Thomas

I was born and raised in Baltimore, graduated from Howard University and earned a Masters in Health Systems Management from the University of Baltimore.

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Video: Baltimore Democratic Mayoral Debate at National Federation of the Blind

Video: Baltimore Democratic Mayoral Debate at National Federation of the Blind

On Thursday, March 3rd from 7pm to 9pm the League of Women Voters of Baltimore City, WYPR’s “Maryland Morning,” and the South Baltimore Peninsula neighborhoods hosted a Baltimore City Democratic Mayoral Debate in front of a large crowd at National Federation of the Blind in Riverside.

| March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Democratic Mayoral Debate Thursday at National Federation of the Blind

Democratic Mayoral Debate Thursday at National Federation of the Blind

On Thursday, March 3rd from 7pm to 9pm the League of Women Voters of Baltimore City and WYPR’s “Maryland Morning” are hosting a Baltimore City Democratic Mayoral Debate at National Federation of the Blind at 200 E. Wells St. in Riverside.

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Video: District 11 City Council Forum – Affordable Housing and Closing Statements

Video: District 11 City Council Forum – Affordable Housing and Closing Statements

In this final segment the candidates discuss affordable housing opportunities and provide their closing statements.

| February 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Video: District 11 City Council Forum – Cross Street Market, Cycling and City Audits

Video: District 11 City Council Forum – Cross Street Market, Cycling and City Audits

In this segment the candidates discuss the redevelopment of the Cross Street Market, cycling in the city, and audits of city agencies.

| February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Video: District 11 City Council Forum – Liquor Board Issues and the Hanover Street Bridge

Video: District 11 City Council Forum – Liquor Board Issues and the Hanover Street Bridge

In this segment the candidates discuss issues at the liquor board and area roads including the Hanover Street Bridge.

| February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
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