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New Allan Kittleman Video – The People’s Voice Endorsement

The Kittleman campaign released a new video yesterday featuring Lisa Markovitz (the President of The People’s Voice) talking about why their organization chose to endorse Allan Kittleman on their Ethics Ballot. Here is some of the text on the Kittleman website: Ellicott City, MD – The People’s Voice, a local organization that helps inform residents of local government issues that affect...

WBAL TV Candidate Profile – Calvin Ball

WBAL TV aired a candidate profile on Calvin Ball (candidate for Howard County Executive) last night. They also posted that segment on their website. Here is some of the text they provided: COLUMBIA, Md. —Calvin Ball currently represents the Columbia area on the Howard County Council, but he's hit his term limit, and so he's fighting for a higher office. This...

The Howard County Professional Fire Fighters Association Endorsements – 2018

On October 19th The Howard County Professional Fire Fighters Association released their endorsement list for the 2018 elections. Here it what they posted on Facebook: The Howard County Professional Fire Fighters Association is pleased to announce several candidate endorsements in the mid-term elections. Refer to the attachments for details. Any questions can be directed to President Rich Ruehl, via RRuehl@IAFFLocal2000.org, or (410)...

Political Signs In Howard County – Looks To Be Placed Illegally

I am far from the political sign placement expert...but I had a reader send me this image last night/early this morning...and I said to myself...is this right? The signs look like they are in a public space (based on this image) and this is just wrong if that is the case? Now my best bet is that the campaigns associated...

HoCoDems canvasing event, HoCoGOP in Ellicott City and more events on October 20th

Yesterday was a busy day in local politics with a lot of things happening around the county. Here is a recap of some of the things that caught my eye on social media: Howard County Democrats Canvasing Event: (9:30am - 12:30pm) Katie Hester (candidate for Maryland State Senate in District 9) had an event on her Facebook page titled "Canvassing with...

Harvest Music Weekend – Ellicott City – October 20th

Looking for something to do around Howard County today? Here might just be the thing for you. I am taking this text from the Facebook page of Councilman Jon Weinstein: Today's an exciting day in historic Ellicott City! This morning at 11, The ClayGround Studio & Gallery will be presenting a generous donation of $10,000 to the Ellicott City Partnership to assist businesses, property owners,...

Commercials In The Maryland State Delegate District 9B Race

Back when I wrote the article (Commercials In The Howard County Executive Race) I stated "I will be looking over some of the other local races and sharing videos that I come across (for those that have YouTube channels)."...so here is another post with commercials from candidates. The race for Maryland State Delegate in District 9B is one of the...

Another attack mailer from the Maryland Democratic House Committee Slate against Delegate Flanagan

The Maryland Democratic House Committee Slate has sent out a 3rd attack mailer against Delegate Bob Flanagan in District 9B. I wrote previously about the other two...and this one might be more ridiculous than the last ones. Here is the mailer: So we are equating toasters with guns in dorm rooms...seriously that is one entire side of this mailer. In the...

Updated: 2018 Howard County Board of Education Candidates by District – General Election

We have a 9th candidate for Howard County Board of Education in 2018 in the general election...so I thought it would be a good idea to update this article for my readers. Much of it will mirror the last one I wrote...but with the addition of the new candidate. I wrote about the breakdown of candidates for Howard County Board of...

Mavourene Robinson running as a write in candidate for Howard County Board of Education

I got the heads up that this may be happening...and then got a message and I checked the SBOE website...and yes, it is true...Mavourene Robinson is back the the Howard County Board of Education race as a write in candidate: Robinson finished 11th in the HoCoBOE primary out of 13 candidates. I reached out to Robinson for a comment (via Facebook Messenger)...I...