Is the Howard County Board of Education race really Non-Partisan?

I keep an eye on social media posts of elected officials and candidates for office and some recent photos have reminded me that the Board of Education race here in Howard County is not really non-partisan. Yes, the candidates run without a R or a D next to their names on the ballot...but you visit the booths and tents...

Larry Hogan Visits The Howard County Fair On August 5th

I was scanning social media yesterday and saw photos of Larry Hogan (Governor in Maryland) at the Howard County Fair (see images above). I noticed the images on Allan Kittleman's (Howard County Executive) Facebook page. I also found a bunch of photos on the Governor's Facebook page: I always love seeing elected officials and candidates for Governor, Senate and Congress...

Candace Dodson-Reed Resigns From The Howard County Democratic Central Committee

In an announcement on Facebook today...Candace Dodson Reed will be resigning from the Howard County Democratic Central Committee. Here is the Facebook statement: Sometimes in life one gets an opportunity that just speaks to their soul. An opportunity that allows them to build on a strong foundation yet still challenges them to be better. I am blessed to be one month...

2018 Howard County Fair – August 4th – 11th

It is that time of year again...time for the Howard County Fair...and we are only 2 days from the start of it...Here is some important information to know: DATES & TIMES: August 4th - 11th, 2018 Daily Hours: 8AM - 11PM ADMISSION: $5 (10 years & up) $2 (Seniors, 62 years & up) Children under 10 years FREE Armed Forces Day - First Sat. (8/4): Valid Military I.D. gets...

Baltimore Ravens Kick Off The 2018 Preseason Against The Bears In The Hall Of Fame Game

Hey look...a non political post from Scott E...I am a big fan of NFL football and super excited that my second favorite team (The Tennessee Titans will always be my favorite) kicks off the 2018 preseason on Thursday night in the Hall of Fame game. Now look...we will not see many starters in this game...but it will just be nice...

Democrats Continue To Endorse Larry Hogan For Governor in 2018

So Governor Hogan is now has more than 50 endorsements from Democrats...some currently in office and some who have left office...here is an announcement from yesterday: 50 Democratic Leaders Endorse Hogan The Hogan for Governor campaign today released the following statements from current and former elected Democratic officials endorsing Governor Hogan for re-election. These twelve new endorsements, including the former Chairman...

Howard County Council Bill CB54-2018 Passes 4 to 1

Yesterday Howard County Council Bill 54-2018 (the bill relating to the new circuit courthouse in Howard County) passed 4 to 1. This bill hit my radar a couple of days ago when I noticed a candidate for Howard County Council came out in opposition of approving it "for now". Here is more about the bill: AN ACT pursuant to Section 612...

Liz Walsh Comes Out Against Council Bill 54-2018 (CB 54-2018)

I came across this on social media and thought it worthy to write about...plus I had a little time before I get on the road today...So Liz Walsh has officially come out against CB 54-2018. Here is part of her statement from her website: We haven’t done this before, and we wouldn’t if we didn’t think it was a big...

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

I wrote about the breakdown of candidates for Howard County Board of Education by district back in March of 2018...and it is one of my most popular posts this year so far...so I thought I would write an update to it this morning now that we are into the general election cycle. Here is a listing of the candidates...

Primary Numbers Breakdown – Part 13 – 2018 Maryland State Delegate District 9B

This is part thirteen in this series of current and past election data and early predictions in local races…this article I will look at Maryland State Delegate in District 9B. You can see the results from the 2018 primary here. Below are some numbers from the past couple elections for this office: 2014 Primary: 2014 General: 2018 Primary: Why did I only provide 2014 and...