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Kelly Schulz, a former state delegate in Frederick County and the state’s secretary of commerce, announced Wednesday she is running for governor.
A commission to examine the Frederick County Council’s districts has taken another step forward, with the council approving a resolution naming the group’s members Tuesday night.
With more than two decades of experience working directly and indirectly with county government, County Councilman Kai Hagen (D) said Wednesday he is running for county executive in the 2022 election.
In her seventh year on the County Council — with well over a decade of public school teaching experience — Jessica Fitzwater will formally announce she is running for county executive Wednesday evening.
With concerns about the reliability of the U.S. Postal Service, Frederick officials will likely encourage voters in the city's primary and general elections this year to take their ballots to drop boxes or voting centers rather than put them in the mail.
The commission tasked with drawing new County Council districts will be busy this fall, County Council President M.C. Keegan-Ayer (D) and County Attorney Bryon Black said in a meeting Tuesday.
As state officials begin the process of redrawing congressional and state legislative districts, Frederick County officials face a similar task, thanks to the county charter.
Frederick's Board of Aldermen will have at least one open seat in November's election, and possibly more, as the incumbents work to figure out their political futures.
Tarolyn Thrasher has known she wanted to one day run for political office since she was 16.
Kevin Stottlemyer always knew he wanted to come back to Middletown.
After moving to Middletown five years ago, Eric Ware began attending meetings of the town’s burgess and board of commissioners.
A general contractor in residential and commercial real estate, part-time business consultant and longtime community leader in Frederick is the first non-incumbent candidate to declare for the Frederick County Council election next year.
It might seem early, but the rumor mills and conversations about local and state elections have already begun.
Middletown officials are advising residents not to mail their ballots for the town’s Feb. 22 election to fill a commissioner’s seat, but rather to turn them in at the town’s offices, citing issues with the delivery of ballots to residents’ homes.
Frederick’s 2021 elections will look much like the 2020 election, with increased mail-in voting and multiple drop boxes around the city where voters can cast their ballots.
Brandon Frazier has witnessed a lot of growth since he first moved into a house near Lake Linganore nearly two decades ago.
Jamie Raskin understands the gravity of the situation in which he's been placed.
As the clock in the hearing room in Frederick's Winchester Hall ticked toward 11 p.m. on April 9, 2014, Board of County Commissioners President Blaine Young (R) made a plea to the crowd that had gathered.
Sharp rises in voter turnout, an evolving electorate and gains in key areas of Frederick County were all factors in helping to turn the county blue in the 2020 presidential election for the first time since the 1960s.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress confirmed Democrat Joe Biden as the presidential election winner early Thursday after a violent mob loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in a stunning attempt to overturn America’s presidential election, undercut the nation’s democracy and keep …
As thousands of pro-Trump demonstrators marched — with some breaking into the U.S. Capitol and storming the chambers — several politicians representing Frederick County were quickly placed on lockdown, finding secure locations to shelter in place during a hectic day in the nation's capital.
Frederick will hire an outside firm to conduct an independent investigation of allegations against one of the city’s aldermen accused of inappropriate conduct with women.