The number of registered voters in Frederick County now skews ever-so-slightly blue, after more than two decades of Republicans leading the way.
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Frederick County Councilman Steve McKay is still interested in drafting proposed charter amendments that would allow special elections to fill certain vacancies, despite the Charter Review Commission's vote against them this week.
The list of 17 applicants to fill a county Board of Education seat features some familiar names in education circles, as well as some relative newcomers.
Both members of the House of Representatives with districts that include Frederick County will face a challenger in the 2020 primary.
Thurmont re-elected incumbent town commissioners Bill Buehrer and Wes Hamrick in Tuesday’s election.
Less than a month after Emmitsburg elected two new commissioners, its neighbor to the south will also have a contested election.
Two political newcomers and longtime Emmitsburg residents identified parking needs, bringing back youth sports and infrastructure as key issues facing them in their new role as commissioners.
Frank Davis and T.J. Burns were elected to the Emmitsburg Board of Commissioners on Tuesday night.
Frederick County Council members unanimously supported Councilman Steve McKay’s (R) proposal to urge the local state delegation to update vacancy appointment and special election processes for Board of Education members.
WASHINGTON — More than once, President Donald Trump brought up how much the U.S. has done for Ukraine.
Earlier this week, Blaine Young penned a letter to the editor to this newspaper, stating concerns about recent crime in the city of Frederick and other issues.
After an uncontested election last year, four Emmitsburg residents are running for two commissioner seats next month.
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.
BALTIMORE — Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings took the high road Saturday, inviting President Donald Trump and other Americans to visit Baltimore but declining to respond in kind to the barrage of presidential tweets and comments disparaging him and the majority-black city he has long represented
LAS VEGAS — Democratic presidential candidates’ tussle over health care reform and Barack Obama’s legacy continued Saturday, with former Vice President Joe Biden declaring he’s “against any Democrat who wants to get rid of Obamacare.”
State Sen. Michael Hough (R-Frederick and Carroll) received a call roughly three weeks ago from former Congressman Mickey Edwards with good news.
The Frederick County Board of Elections has taken issue with an idea from the county executive that would move the county liquor board into the same building as the election board.
WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. Last April, its top election official told counties they had to update their systems. So far, nearly 60% have taken action, with $14.15 million of mostly federal fu…
WASHINGTON — House Democrats are considering a delay of special counsel Robert Mueller's high-profile hearing next week because of concerns over the short length of the scheduled hearings before two committees.
Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling that refused to address partisan gerrymandering has left local Republicans wondering where to go next, while Democrats are renewing their call for national legislation on the issue.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Democratic Party is asking the state board of elections to investigate possible campaign finance violations by Gov. Larry Hogan. An attorney for Hogan's campaign is calling it a "shoddy political hit job."
WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump with a crime was “not an option” because of federal rules, but he used his first public remarks on the Russia investigation to emphasize that he did not exonerate the president.
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress heard from experts on the security of the 2020 election, and while many other states are looking to catch up, Maryland’s election systems already meet best practices.
Monday’s meeting marked the last regularly scheduled meeting for two outgoing Mount Airy councilmen.