Republicans’ road back to relevance in Frederick after being shut out of city government in two straight elections will mean recruiting candidates who are known to city voters and keeping a focus on local issues, according to officials and political observers.
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Frederick Mayor Michael O’Connor captured nearly 70 percent of the votes in winning re-election, and Democrats will retain all five seats on the city’s Board of Aldermen, according to nearly final results in the city’s election.
Mount Airy voters turned out in droves on Tuesday to select former town council president Larry Hushour to finish out the late Patrick Rockinberg’s term as mayor.
In the second round of results released Tuesday night, Mayor Michael O'Connor maintained a lead with 2,097 votes to Republican Steven Hammrick's 650.
With Frederick’s Election Day finally here, the city’s candidates for alderman spent the day before making one last pitch to voters.
Through a lifetime of success and loss, David Trone has learned to maintain his focus amidst the multitasking required by the busy schedule of a U.S. congressman.
Carleah Summers says she's felt a calling for a few months now.
A familiar name is considering a return to Frederick politics ... sort of.
While mail-in and drop box ballots helped increase turnout in September's Democratic primary, candidates for Frederick alderman are divided on whether the city should move its elections to coincide with other contests around the state and allowing unaffiliated voters to vote in primary contests.
Mount Airy voters will head to the polls next month to choose between two candidates running to serve out the remainder of the late Patrick Rockinberg’s term as mayor.
Maryland gubernatorial candidate Rushern L. Baker III is teaming up with Montgomery County Councilwoman Nancy Navarro to run as a ticket in 2022, and the duo will use the state’s public campaign financing system.
Former Frederick mayor Jennifer Dougherty will mount a write-in campaign for mayor in the city's November election after criticizing the city's handling of another candidate's criminal record.
A Frederick mayoral candidate is facing questions about his past and a pending criminal case ahead of the city's November election.
Incumbents Tim O’Donnell and Clifford Sweeney retained their seats on the Emmitsburg Board of Commissioners after 269 town voters cast ballots Tuesday.
Four candidates are vying for two seats on the Emmitsburg Board of Commissioners.
Frederick Mayor Michael O’Connor is poised to run for a second term in November’s general election after securing the Democratic nomination in the party’s primary.
With more than half the votes counted, Frederick Mayor Michael O’Connor remained in the lead of the city’s mayoral Democratic primary, while former mayor Jennifer Dougherty moved into second place in the balloting, according to numbers updated Thursday evening.
For the first day of early voting in Frederick’s city primary elections Wednesday, candidates’ signs lined the entrance to the site along New Design Road, while cardboard placards urged residents to “Vote Here.”
With early voting kicking off for the city of Frederick’s primary elections Wednesday, the candidates for mayor answered questions and took an occasional jab at one another in a virtual forum Tuesday night.