Howard County Early Voting – 2018 General – Day 7 Results

Day 7 was Halloween...and voting turnout was a bit lower...with only 5,529 votes cast on day 7 in Howard County. Here is your daily breakdown of the numbers (with some history): Today is the final day...so hopefully we get that cool day 8 bounce that has been seen in the past. Here are the numbers county by county in Maryland: Overall in...

This GOP Literature Appears To Be Illegally Placed On Mailboxes In Howard County

I was alerted to the fact that in some neighborhoods campaign literature is being left on mailboxes. The images above are what I received. Did you know that this is illegal? You can read the entire regulation in the Domestic Mail Manual 508 3.1.3 Use for Mail. This states "Except under 3.2.11, the receptacles described in 3.1.1 may be used only for matter bearing postage. Other than...

Howard County Early Voting – 2018 General – Day 6 Results

We saw a slight decrease in voter turnout between day 5 (Monday) and day 6 (Tuesday) in Howard County. Just over 5,900 votes were cast on day 6. Here is the daily breakdown chart: This dip on day 6 mirrors what we saw here in Howard county in 2014 and it is in no way an item of concern for...

More Negative Mailers Against Watson and Flanagan in District 9B

I had seriously hoped that the negative mailers would have stopped by now...or at least slowed down...but in District 9B....your mailboxes continue to get this stuff from entities outside of Howard County. I have two new ones to share with you today: Courtney Watson: I can not make out an authority line in the images I was sent but I...

Jon Weinstein – You’re With Us or Against Us! Is this who we want to be?

Jon Weinstein sent out an email blast just a little while ago titled "You're With Us or Against Us! Is this who we want to be?" I highly recommend you give this a read...and in case you don't make it all the way until the end...this is the part that stuck with me after reading it: "I have worked hard...

Allan Kittleman Responds To The HCEA Video – Facts Matter

The Howard County Education Association (HCEA) published a video on Facebook titled "Facts Matter" and with the text "This is a message for our members about the race for County Executive". They outline a number of items and why they support Calvin Ball for County Executive. Today, Allan Kittleman responds with is own video on the items noted from the HCEA...

Howard County Early Voting – 2018 General – Day 5 Results

Way to go Howard County...Monday became the highest voter turnout of early voting in 2018 with 6,057 votes cast. Here are the numbers this week so far: We are now at 12.97% voter turnout at this point...and remain in 4th place in the state with voter turnout. I always give you another random piece of information...so I am back looking at party...

2018 General Election – Early Voting – Day 5 – Photos

As I wait for Day 5 early voting numbers to come in...I thought I would share some photos I took on day 5 out a Miller Library around 4:30pm or so yesterday...here are the images: I was a little surprised at how few candidates I saw at that location yesterday. Miller library has been the high voter turnout this election...

Howard County Early Voting – 2018 General – Day 4 Results

Sorry this is late today...I had jury duty...but I am back now and here we go... I did not have high expectations for Day 4 early voting numbers...boy was I wrong...more than 4,900 votes were cast on Sunday. To make this even better...the 2.29% of eligible voters cast votes on that day made Howard County the best in the state...

Another RSLC Attack Mailer Against Jessica Feldmark

The Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) has apparently sent out another negative mailer against Jessica Feldmark (candidate for Delegate in District 12). They did this once before that I noted back on October 14th. Here is the latest mailer: I found this mailer on The People's Voice - Ethics Ballot Facebook page with the caption: "Seems some attack mailers need to review...