Tag: Election 2010

Way To Go Tea Party! Way To Go Maryland!

Way To Go Tea Party! Way To Go Maryland!

| November 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

In the immortal words of the Phil Collins, “I can feel it coming in the air tonight…” Pop the champagne America! (but make it Cooks or Korbel – because we’re not in favor of free spending) Or steep your tea bags and feel free keep those Patriot costumes that you’ve had on since Halloween 2009 […]

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Polls Closing In Two Hours

Polls Closing In Two Hours

| November 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

The polls in Anne Arundel County will be closing in two hours. Have you voted yet?  This is a big election and we are selecting our US Senator, US Representatives, Governor, State Senator, State Delegates, County Executive, County Council Members, Circuit Court Judges, and most polarizing, the outcome of Question A–if a slot parlor is […]

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From The Classroom: Seth Perry’s 2010 Election Predictions

From The Classroom: Seth Perry’s 2010 Election Predictions

| November 2, 2010 | 3 Comments

In the months leading up to the election I’ve made every possible effort to stay informed. I’ve scoured candidate websites, political blogs, and newspapers trying to figure out who the best candidates are. Then I realized that I still have another two elections until I can vote, which means all that my research has done […]

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O’Malley, Sarbanes, Hoyer, Mikulski and Harris Win

O’Malley, Sarbanes, Hoyer, Mikulski and Harris Win

| October 31, 2010 | 0 Comments

Facebook users: If you enjoyed this post, please share it with your friends by clicking the “recommend” icon above! Well, the voters really still need to vote first, but the New York Times has called the election on their very interesting Election 2010 Forecasts page. That site has all the backlinks to the polls and […]

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When Lawyers Attack

When Lawyers Attack

| October 31, 2010 | 5 Comments

It is bad enough when you are on the wrong side of an attorney, but when you get a group of attorneys all battling it out, it is reminiscent of a Mike Vick dogfight. What this fight boils down to is that one lawyer ran against another lawyer in a primary election and won–and the […]

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Transparent Judges? Maybe Not.

Transparent Judges? Maybe Not.

| October 30, 2010 | 1 Comment

Without a doubt, one of the most contested races in the County has been that of the Circuit Court Judges. Two sitting judges are fighting to retain their seats and, like the last election four years ago, another attorney is looking to unseat one of them. The arguments have been made for either side. Some […]

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Local Politics In The Blogosphere

Local Politics In The Blogosphere

| October 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

Elections in the 21st century have become very interesting. I wonder how our forefathers would have dealt with Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and blogs.  Forever, everyone has had an opinion; but now in addition to their opinion, they have a platform to present it! We tool a quick tour around the Maryland Blogosphere to check out […]

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Alison Asti For Circuit Court Judge

Alison Asti For Circuit Court Judge

I am Alison Asti and I am a candidate for Circuit Court Judge in Anne Arundel County. I am running for Judge because I believe that I have the best qualifications and that the integrity of the independence of the judiciary must be protected. An independent judiciary is the cornerstone of the Constitution and key […]

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‘Anti Slots’ Supporter Arrested

‘Anti Slots’ Supporter Arrested

| October 23, 2010 | 14 Comments

Facebook users: Please click the “recommend” button at top to share this with your facebook friends! A man was arrested at the Severna Park headquarters of Jobs & Revenue For Anne Arundel County early this morning. He was in the process of destroying Vote for Question A campaign signs. “For a month we have seen […]

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Amusing Photo Of The Day

Amusing Photo Of The Day

| October 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

This photo was snapped in Jessup. Can anyone say irony? I guess the Jessup Improvement Association is looking to preserve the cash flow they make by running bus trips to Atlantic City!

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Didya Vote Yet?

Didya Vote Yet?

| October 22, 2010 | 2 Comments

Early voting is open. If you are one of those who finds it difficult to make it out to the polls on Election Day, Maryland has made it easier for you! Go vote now!  Early voting centers will be open starting Friday October 22, 2010 through Thursday, October 28, 2010, except for Sunday, October 24th […]

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Poll: Slots Is Close, Leopold In Landslide (POLL)

Poll: Slots Is Close, Leopold In Landslide (POLL)

| October 20, 2010 | 1 Comment

Facebook Users: Please share this poll with your friends. Just click the “recommend” link above! A recent poll done by Gonzales Research and Marketing Strategies of Annapolis indicates that the likely vote (based on their sampling) will barely favor Question A and overwhelmingly favor incumbent County Executive John R. Leopold. According to the poll, 48% […]

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When Can A Degree From Princeton Cost You Your Job?

When Can A Degree From Princeton Cost You Your Job?

| October 14, 2010 | 3 Comments

The 2010 Governor Race; what Governor Ehrlich needs to do to win and why MD needs him back. Dear Governor Ehrlich, The (once) great state of Maryland needs you back. You know it. After all, it’s why you let the citizens and those close to you talk you in to running again in 2010. It’s […]

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Dr. Elfenbein Offers Free Screenings

Dr. Elfenbein Offers Free Screenings

Recently, Dr. Ron Elfenbein began offering free blood pressure screenings at local grocery stores.  Last weekend, he met an elderly couple that cannot afford health insurance or the necessary medication for the husband’s elevated blood pressure.  Unfortunately, these obstacles have resulted in him no longer taking his medication.  After Dr. Elfenbein checked his blood pressure, […]

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From The Classroom: Seth Perry’s Roadmap To 2020

From The Classroom: Seth Perry’s Roadmap To 2020

| October 4, 2010 | 1 Comment

I’m sure by now anyone who’s been on the internet within the past week has been assailed by Bob Ehrlich’s Roadmap to 2020 ads. This ad seems to have been mass-distributed through Google on every site known to man, featuring a handome, eloquent-looking Ehrlich standing beside his attractive, smart-looking, enticing to the female demographic running […]

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He Said, She Said. Dirty Politics? You Decide.

He Said, She Said. Dirty Politics? You Decide.

| September 27, 2010 | 2 Comments

Well, this is more of a she said-she said, but we will put it out there for discussion.  Eye On Annapolis received an email from Stephanie Hodges, a candidate for the House of Delegates in the Linthicum area (District 32). Stephanie Hodges, Republican Candidate for MD House of Delegates in District 32 Tomorrow is the […]

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Ferrar Considering  A Write In Campaign

Ferrar Considering A Write In Campaign

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Greater Annapolis Patch is reporting that Chuck Ferrar is being encouraged by local politicians and community activists to mount a write in campaign to retain his District 6 seat on the Anne Arundel County Council. Only yesterday, Ferrar pledged to work with Trumbauer to defeat republican challenger Doug Burkhardt. While The Patch seems to […]

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Candidates’ Forum October 13, 2010

Candidates’ Forum October 13, 2010

| September 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

The public can attend a county candidates’ forum presented by the Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues and more than a dozen organizations representing individuals with disabilities. The free candidates’ night will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the Providence Center Baldwin Industries, 1254 Ritchie Highway, Arnold. Candidates for […]

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Trumbauer Wins After Provisional Count

Trumbauer Wins After Provisional Count

| September 22, 2010 | 1 Comment

After the provisional count, Chris Trumbauer still holds the lead in the race for County Council District 6.   There are a few straggling absentee ballots to be counted-they arrived after the first canvass, but were postmarked by the election. As it is now, Trumbauer has 3255 votes to Ferrar’s 3212—43 votes. Last week, we crunched […]

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A Message From Chris Trumbauer

A Message From Chris Trumbauer

After the first absentee ballot count yesterday, I am very pleased to be up by 50 votes.  The second count will occur on Wednesday September 22nd for remaining absentee, military and provisional ballots. Throughout this campaign I have been inspired by the effort of my volunteers and supporters, and I know they are awaiting a […]

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Ferrar Closes Gap Slightly, No Results Expected Today

Ferrar Closes Gap Slightly, No Results Expected Today

| September 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

It looks like we will need to wait until tomorrow to know the outcome of the Anne Arundel County District 6 Council race. 297 absentee ballots were counted today and there are still 227 provisional ballots which need to be authenticated (or not) and counted (or not). But after the absentee count, Ferrar was able […]

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The Capital Shows Its Bent, And How

The Capital Shows Its Bent, And How

| September 15, 2010 | 2 Comments

After the last round of elections, The Capital’s Publisher, Tom Marquardt, said he would be eschewing endorsements for the paper.  But but in a flip flop (after all it is about politics), he decided to rescind the policy and endorse away. Are endorsements relevant? Several people have opined–even their own columnist Paul Foer said he […]

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