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2024 Baltimore City Council General Election races | #citycouncil

BALTIMORE — Baltimore City voters made their voices heard, and those voices, in many races, called for change. Another primary election has come and gone, but this past cycle brought big changes to Baltimore City, whether it’s the City Council president to the leaders of individual council districts. See the candidates’ plans to move Baltimore […]

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Baltimore overreported 590 Election Day votes, skewing results in City Council race – Baltimore Sun | #citycouncil

The Baltimore City Board of Elections mistakenly counted an extra 590 votes on Election Day, an error that led to misleading results in the contest for the Baltimore City Council’s 11th District among others. The overreporting was discovered Thursday during a routine double check of results, the Maryland State Board of Elections announced late Friday. […]

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Election results: 2024 Baltimore mayoral primary

Baltimore election results: 2024 primary election – mayoral, City Council president races Refresh this page often: Get Maryland election results as they come into the 11 Newsroom Updated: 11:11 PM EDT May 14, 2024 2024 MARYLAND VOTERS HAVE CAST THEIR BALLOTS, AND TONIGHT WE’RE STARTING TO SEE SOME OF THE RESULTS. THANK YOU FOR JOINING […]

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Incumbent Baltimore mayor faces familiar rival in Democratic primary

BALTIMORE (AP) — The 2024 Baltimore mayor’s race includes familiar faces and corruption allegations — two common themes in the city’s long history of political scandals. In the Democratic primary on Tuesday, incumbent Brandon Scott is facing off against former Mayor Sheila Dixon, whose tenure was cut short in 2010 after she took a plea […]

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City Council president: Sneed holds cash lead, Cohen spending big | #citycouncil

The three Democratic candidates vying to become Baltimore’s next City Council president have amped up their spending in recent weeks, according to financial reports filed Friday, as campaigns position themselves for the final push before election day. Councilman Zeke Cohen reported particularly heavy spending in the last month, leaving him with less money in the […]

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‘Three times is the charm — or three strikes, I’m out’ – Baltimore Sun

According to former Baltimore mayor and current mayoral candidate Sheila Dixon, the 2024 election cycle is her last hurrah. “This is it. I made it very clear,” said Dixon, 70, who, once again, is campaigning for the Democratic nomination to serve as Baltimore’s mayor. “Three times is the charm — or three strikes, I’m out.” […]

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Vignarajah drops out of mayor’s race, offers endorsement

Democrat Thiru Vignarajah dropping out of race 2024 for Baltimore mayor Updated: 2:09 PM EDT May 1, 2024 Baltimore Democratic mayoral candidate Thiru Vignarajah is dropping out of the race.Vignarajah, 47, announced his decision Wednesday afternoon, and endorsed former Mayor Sheila Dixon’s campaign.”I’ve never done this before,” Vignarajah said of what he considers bittersweet news.”This […]

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Breaking down some of Mayor Scott’s key campaign points

With the Baltimore City mayoral primary election getting closer, the candidates are set to go head-to-head in another debate. Recent polls have shown Mayor Brandon Scott leading Sheila Dixon. “I think he’s really the frontrunner and the person to beat,” said John Dedie, a political expert with the Community College of Baltimore County. Looking back […]

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New endorsement in Baltimore City mayor’s race

New endorsements are shaking up the election race for Baltimore City mayor.Baltimore City Sheriff Sam Cogan is endorsing Sheila Dixon, who already has the support of Baltimore City State’s Attorney Ivan Bates.| VOTERS GUIDE: How to vote, when to vote, where to vote, securing the vote Mayor Brandon Scott is quick to share statistics — […]

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Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott’s crime numbers don’t add up

At the American Music Awards In 2009, hip-hop mogul Jay-Z famously countered rapper 50 Cent, who had been taking public shots at him, with the now legendary words: “Men lie, women lie, numbers don’t,” referring to his rival’s music sales. Numbers similarly discredit Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott’s crime reduction promises and assertions. Among other things, […]

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