Amie Hoeber told the Times-News Monday she is running for Congress in MD06

As reported on the Cumberland Times-News Website: CUMBERLAND — Amie Hoeber told the Times-News Monday she is running for Congress and hopes to represent Maryland’s 6th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. The 6th District includes Allegany, Garrett, Washington, Frederick and northern Montgomery counties. Hoeber, a Republican, ran for the seat in 2016 and lost to incumbent Rep. John Delaney. Hoeber…

Delegate Meagan Simonaire will not run for Re-election

I don’t cover a lot of political stories outside of Howard County…but this one caught my eye on social media: From the Facebook page of Delegate Simonaire: Press Release: Delegate Meagan Simonaire will not run for Re-election (Pasadena, MD October 9, 2017) Delegate Meagan Simonaire announced today that she will not be seeking re-election, despite earlier…

Democratic Primary Wide Open Per Latest Goucher Poll

In an email I received late last night, The Goucher Poll reports: Baltimore— The Goucher Poll asked likely Maryland Democratic voters about next year’s gubernatorial primary. The Goucher Poll surveyed 324 Maryland Democratic primary voters from September 14-18 and has a margin of error of +/-5.4 percent. Large majorities of Democratic likely voters indicate they…