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A Second Courtney Watson Mailer with image of Hogan, Kittleman and Weinstein

So a second mailer has hit mailboxes in District 9B with the image of candidate Courtney Watson in a photo with Governor Larry Hogan, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman and Howard County Councilman Jon Weinstein. This is (at least) the second mailer with that image mailed to potential voters. I wrote about the last one here:  Courtney Watson features Hogan,...

How to fix a database table that is corrupted using phpMyAdmin

It has been a while since I wrote a pure technology post...and since this is an issue I had to deal with today...thought it would be a good post for my technology readers. I got this information from here: Using MySQL with PHP expands and enhances the features you can offer on your website. One of the most popular methods of managing a MySQL database is...

Bill McMahon vs Marcus Harris – Howard County Sheriff Race – 2018

Bill McMahon and Marcus Harris are running for Sheriff in Howard County in 2018. It is an interesting (and important) race for the county. I have not written much about this race in 2018 (or ever before) because I had no clue how to evaluate it. Social media outreach did not seem like the right thing to write about...neither did money...

Howard County Police Officers Association And Others General Election Endorsements

I saw this online and had to write it up...here is the text in the image (I hope my OCR program does a good job): The Howard County Police Officers Association, the Howard County Police Supervisor's Alliance, and the Howard County Sheriff's Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #131 unquestionably endorse 
the following individuals based on their dedication to public safety...

Will $29 Million Over Two Campaign Cycles Be Enough To Elect David Trone To Congress

I know western Maryland is a bit outside of my normal writing...that is more the territory Ryan Miner (A Miner Detail) covers during elections. I saw this information and thought it would be a good article for the afternoon. Danielle Gaines wrote an article today for Maryland Matters titled "Trone Boosts Campaign With $4.5 Million From His Own Pocket". In...

Howard County Voter Registration Numbers – 2018

On this final day of voter registration, I thought it would be good to take a look the voter registration numbers in Howard County. I looked back at the numbers in 2014, 2016 and the past few months in order to give some history to the readers. Here are the total voter registrations by party: Here are the percentages by party: Some...

Final Comments About Mailer From Yungmann, HCMC and Kittleman

I thought it would be good to put out a final blog post about this issue after seeing social media posts from David Yungmann, The Howard County Muslin Council and County Executive Allan Kittleman. I am posting them in the order I saw them online: David Yungmann: The Howard County Muslim Council: County Executive Allan Kittleman: Scott E

Maryland Voter Registration Deadline – October 16th

Tomorrow is the deadline to register to vote in the general election in Maryland in 2018. Here is information you might find helpful: When may I apply to register to vote? You can use Maryland's Online Voter Registration System (OLVR) or submit a voter registration application to your local board of elections or the State Board of Elections at any time. However, an application must be postmarked by the...

The MDHC Slate Attack Mailers Against Bob Flanagan in Delegate District 9B

Dang it...I keep getting these silly attack mailers sent to me so I still feel the need to call them out...so that maybe some day they end. The Maryland Democratic House Committee Slate has sent out two recent attack mailers against Bob Flanagan: Does ANYONE know who the heck the Maryland Democratic House Committee Slate is? I did a Google search...very...

The Howard County Muslim Council Statement About David Yungmann Mailer

I saw this online and thought I would share it with my readers. The following statement from Ainy Haider-Shah (President of the Howard County Muslim Council) was posted on Facebook: As a Muslim and the President of the Howard County Muslim Council, I was deeply disturbed to see the flyer that David Yungmann, candidate for District 5 in Howard County,...