Monday, May 6, 2013
A Quinnipiac University poll shows the Maryland governor in the back of the pack regardless of whether or not Hillary Clinton decides to run in 2016.
The early prospects for 2016 White House bid for Gov. Martin O'Malley are dim, according to one national poll. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would get 65 percent of the vote in a Democratic primary, according to a poll released last week by Quinnipiac University. Trailing Clinton is current Vice President Joseph Biden and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo with 13 and 4 percent of the vote respectively, according to the poll. O'Malley joins Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, and Virginia Sen. Mark Warner at the back of the pack. Each polled with 1 percent of less of the support in the national poll. If Clinton were to decide not to run, Biden becomes the frontrunner with 45 percent of those polled saying they would support the vice …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The seven candidates for the May 7 election share why they should get people's votes.
The May 7 election is almost here, so Patch has provided quick clips of the candidates to help you get to know them better. Mayoral Race Council Race For more on the election, see our Havre de Grace 2013 Election page.
In one minute or less, Bob Greene says why people should vote for him.
In one minute or less, Randy Craig says why people should vote for him.
In one minute or less, Fred Cullum says why people should vote for him.
In one minute or less, Tom Barnes says why people should vote for him.
In one minute or less, John Correri says why people should vote for him.
Friday, May 3, 2013
The effort to place the issue on the ballot will be led by Democratic Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger and Washington County Republican Del. Neil Parrott.
Proponents of the death penalty in Maryland will attempt to overturn at the ballot box a new law repealing capital punishment. The effort to place the issue before voters in 2014 will be spearheaded by Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger and Washington County Del. Neil Parrott. The pair is expected to make the effort to collect the required 55,736 official during a Friday morning announcement near Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Shellenberger said the death penalty is an important tool for prosecutors. "One only has to look at what has taken place in our country in the last 10 years—Virginia Tech; Aurora, CO; Boston," Shellenberger said. "We don't know what is going to happen in the future but we should at least have the …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger and Del. Neil Parrott are scheduled to make an announcement Friday morning.
Two elected officials Friday are expected to make an announcement related to a possible effort to overturn Maryland's repeal of the death penalty -- a measure signed into law this week by Gov. Martin O'Malley. Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott Shellenberger, a Democrat, and Washington County Republican Del. Neil Parrott are expected to make an announcement related to an effort to place the issue on the 2014 ballot as a referendum question. Parrott runs the website MDPetitions.com, which was responsible for placing laws such as the state's recognition of same sex marriage on the 2012 ballot. Shellenberger testified against the repeal of the death penalty during hearings in Annapolis earlier this year. A March poll released by the …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The question is, how many people will vote in the May 7 election?
There are 9,008 people registered to vote in the Havre de Grace municipal election, according to the Harford County Board of Elections. How many will turn out? That's up to the citizens. Here's a look at voter turnout in Havre de Grace municipal elections over the past few years, from the Harford County Board of Elections: The 2013 election is Tuesday, May 7. There are three council seats, the mayoral position and two ballot questions for voters to weigh in about this year. Voting will take place from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Patrick's Church Hall (700 Pennington Ave.) in Havre de Grace. Biller's Bikes on N. Juniata Street produced a public service announcement to encourage voter turnout, which is attached to this article. It is also on …