Members of the city of Frederick's charter review committee are expected to be announced in the coming days, kicking off a review of possible changes to the city's governing document.
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When he is sworn in next month again as sheriff, Chuck Jenkins will become the first person to hold the position for a fifth term.
Frederick County Election Director Barbara Wagner said she hopes that local elections boards will be permitted to count mail-in ballots before Election Day in 2024, when the next election is scheduled.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for the imminent handover of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns to a congressional committee after a three-year legal fight.
The Frederick County Board of Elections on Monday certified the general election results, making official the tallies for local races, said Frederick County Election Director Barbara Wagner.
WASHINGTON — For weeks leading up to Jan. 6, 2021, Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates discussed using violence to overturn the results of the 2020 election, and when rioters started storming the Capitol they saw an opportunity to do it, a federal prosecutor told jurors o…
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday fired a warning shot at former President Donald Trump, indicating he believed the former president was responsible for the Republican Party losing elections.
DENVER — Democrat Adam Frisch conceded Friday in his tight U.S. House race against Republican Lauren Boebert that is likely headed to a recount, but highlighted how his surprisingly strong showing revealed that Republican voters in the sprawling Colorado district are tiring of Boebert’s bras…
Heading into what could be the final day of ballot counting in Frederick County, Democrat Jessica Fitzwater trailed Republican Michael Hough by 862 votes — less than 1 percentage point — in the race for county executive, results from ballot counting on Thursday show.
Nov. 17—As a Friday deadline to certify Anne Arundel County elections looms, the county elections board is rushing to count 24,000 remaining mail-in ballots.
PALM BEACH, Fla. — Former President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will mount a third White House campaign, launching an early start to the 2024 contest. The announcement comes just a week after an underwhelming midterm showing for Republicans and will force the party to decide whether to…
Frederick County Councilman Phil Dacey has conceded defeat in his bid for reelection, after mail-in vote counting on Monday propelled first-time candidate Renee Knapp ahead of him in the at-large race.
WASHINGTON — Republicans were on the cusp of retaking control of the House late Monday, just one victory shy of the 218 seats the party needs to secure a majority, narrowing the path for Democrats to keep the chamber and raising the prospect of a divided government in Washington.
Another Democrat running for the Frederick County Council pulled ahead in their race, and Democrat Jessica Fitzwater continued to cut into her deficit in the race for Frederick County executive, results from mail-in ballot counting on Monday show.
As the Frederick County Board of Elections continued counting mail-in votes Saturday, District 1 Councilman Jerry Donald pulled ahead by 34 votes in the race to keep his seat, while the top four candidates in the race for Board of Education stayed the same.
There was a new frontrunner in the race for the two at-large seats on the Frederick County Council, and a union-endorsed school board candidate moved into the top four, after another day of mail-in ballot counting on Friday.
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland U.S. Rep. David Trone was reelected, defeating Republican Neil Parrott in a rematch that was much closer this time due to changes in the Western Maryland district’s boundaries.
BALTIMORE — One is a Republican, the other a Democrat. Both have run for local public office, one successfully, the other not.
PHOENIX — Democrats maintained their narrow leads in key Arizona contests on Thursday, but the races for U.S. Senate and governor were still too early to call with about a fifth of the total ballots left to be counted.
WASHINGTON — To Mona Cohen, a lifelong Philadelphia Democrat, democracy is under attack in the United States. In the midterm elections, she lists a woman’s right to abortion as one of many fleeting freedoms she voted to defend.
Marylanders voted 2-to-1 for legalizing recreational cannabis Tuesday. That was the easy part.
Incumbent Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, his wife Casey and their children on stage after speaking to supporters at an election night party after winning his race for reelection in Tampa, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
WASHINGTON — Republicans intensified their public criticism of former President Donald Trump on Thursday, with some saying it was time for the party to move on after an unexpectedly poor showing in the midterm elections, even as he prepared to launch a third White House bid next week.
With Republicans hoping to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Kweisi Mfume said Thursday that “we’re not prepared to roll over and play dead” if Democrats lose their majority.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Partisan control of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives remained up in the air Thursday, two days after 101 Democrats and 100 Republicans were elected, leaving two races in swing districts still unresolved.