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...

Bridges to Housing Stability’s Alliance Program Housing Celebration

Note: Press release / guest post from Bridges to Housing Stability: Bridges to Housing Stability (“Bridges”) is hosting a celebration on Monday July 30, 2018 at the King’s Contrivance Amherst House to commemorate its affordable housing program's progress, with refreshments and networking starting at 9:30am and followed by the celebration from 10:00-11:00am. We want to show our appreciation for the...

Photos – Howard County Democrats Unity Breakfast

Howard County Democrats had their Unity Breakfast on July 14th...and I got a special invite to attend and take photos (thanks for that Abby)...for those not in attendance...here are some pics of the event: Scott E

Howard County Police Unions Endorse Allan Kittleman in 2018

As seen on Kittleman.com: Howard County Police Officers Association, Police Supervisors’ Alliance FOP, and Sheriff’s FOP Endorse Allan Kittleman for County Executive in 2018 Election: Today, the Howard County Police Officers Association, Police Supervisors’ Alliance FOP, and Sheriff’s FOP announced their endorsement of Allan Kittleman for County Executive in 2018. Collectively, the three organizations represent nearly 500 law enforcement professionals in...

Primary Numbers Breakdown – Part 12 – 2018 Howard County Council District 1

I have been waiting for the recount to be completed in order to write this report...so here we go...part twelve in the series I will look at numbers for Howard County Council in District 1. You can see the results from the 2018 primary here. Below are some numbers from the past few elections for this office: These numbers represent total votes...

Liz Walsh Wins Recount In Howard County Council District 1 Democratic Primary

The recount we had been waiting for happened yesterday and Liz Walsh is now officially the Democrat candidate for Howard County Council in District 1. Here is information from the Howard County Times yesterday: (quoted text removed at the request of the Baltimore Sun) You can read the full article here:  http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/howard/ph-ho-cf-walsh-weinstein-recount-0719-story.html Jon Weinstein released this statement yesterday afternoon: I want to begin by...

Jon Weinstein seeks recount in Howard County Council District 1 race

With the margin being two votes...this was not a surprise to anyone...Jon Weinstein has officially requested a recount...and it is planned for Wednesday. Here is an article from Kate Magill (Howard County Times): - note: I bolded items from the article I thought were most of interest. (quoted text removed at the request of the Baltimore Sun) So it sounds like...