David August knows he has a steep hill to climb.
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U.S. Rep. David Trone has been a strong supporter of President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan and the boost it would provide for broadband access around the country.
Election directors everywhere have a joke, Stuart Harvey said.
As Frederick’s September primary elections approach, the city’s aldermen took several steps to prepare for the primaries and the November general election in a series of votes Thursday night.
As the U.S. Senate nears a possible vote on whether to establish a special commission to investigate the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, one local congressman is advocating for many of his constituents who served as Capitol Police officers that day.
Four of Frederick’s five aldermen will seek to keep their seats in the city’s upcoming election, with Derek Shackelford’s announcement Friday that he intends to run for reelection.
After careful consideration with friends and family, Michael Blue is running for a second term representing District 5 on the Frederick County Council, he said Tuesday.
Frederick Alderwoman Donna Kuzemchak is calling on colleague Roger Wilson to resign after the release of a report looking into claims of inappropriate behavior by Wilson. The inquiry’s findings have already led to Wilson being removed as liaison to a city youth council.
Five candidates have entered the race for New Market Town Council, and five seats are open.
By two votes, Mount Airy Mayor Patrick Rockinberg secured another term.
Planning an election with a heavy focus on mail-in voting, Frederick will have at least five secure boxes for people to drop off their ballots, and possibly six, for its September primaries and November general election.
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.