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.
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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.
WASHINGTON — The Electoral College gave Joe Biden a solid majority of its votes Monday, confirming his victory in last month’s election in state-by-state voting that took on added importance this year because of President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede he lost.
Donald Trump was not the first presidential candidate to perform notably better on Election Day than pre-election polling had predicted. Ronald Reagan did it in the 1980 election. So did Bob Dole in 1996.
WASHINGTON — Disputing President Donald Trump’s persistent, baseless claims, Attorney General William Barr declared Tuesday the U.S. Justice Department has uncovered no evidence of widespread voter fraud that could change the outcome of the 2020 election.
ATLANTA (AP) — Some establishment Republicans are sounding alarms that President Donald Trump’s conspiratorial denials of his own defeat could threaten the party’s ability to win a Senate majority and counter President-elect Joe Biden’s administration.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female senior communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield.
In the early months of the Trump administration, Washington was awash with rumors that the two parties were hard at work on a bipartisan deal on infrastructure spending.