Tag: Election

Annapolis Candidates Forum on the Environment

Annapolis Candidates Forum on the Environment

| October 25, 2017

Please join us for a moderated discussion on environmental issues facing the City of Annapolis with the two general election candidates for Mayor of Annapolis. This public forum, with a moderated question and answer format, will feature incumbent Mike Pantelides (R) and challenger Gavin Buckley (D). Elvia Thompson, President of Annapolis Green, will moderate the […]

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Severna Park resident, Wes Adams, running for State’s Attorney

Severna Park resident, Wes Adams, running for State’s Attorney

| March 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wes Adams filed paperwork late last month to be an official candidate for the open State’s Attorney’s seat in Anne Arundel County. The current State’s Attorney was appointed by the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court to fill out the term of longtime State’s Attorney Frank Weathersbee, who resigned last year to take a position in […]

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More Woes For Kirby’s Candidacy

More Woes For Kirby’s Candidacy

| August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Not only is a group of 22 citizens challenging the legality of Annapolis Alderman Kenny Kirby’s residence. We have learned that another grievance was  delivered to the Board of Elections this evening outlining several other reasons why Kenny Kirby’s candidacy should not be certified and the Alderman should be removed from the City’s upcoming elections. […]

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22 File Official Protest Of Alderman Kirby’s Candidacy In Annapolis

22 File Official Protest Of Alderman Kirby’s Candidacy In Annapolis

| August 5, 2013 | 3 Comments

  As we first reported, Ward Six Alderman Kenny Kirby’s candidacy to retain his seat has been challenged. In a letter addressed to the Board of Elections, a group of 22 residents of the Ward are asking the City to enforce the City Charter; specifically Title 2, Sec. 3(c) which states: Aldermen, except those first […]

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Shame On Maryland’s State Board Of Elections

Shame On Maryland’s State Board Of Elections

Have you observed how a politician often answers a reporter’s question that he doesn’t want to answer?  Instead of truthfully replying that he doesn’t want to answer the question, he may pretend to answer the question while in fact answering another question that puts him in a more favorable light. Unfortunately, Maryland’s State Board of […]

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Tomorrow Is Voter Registration Day

Tomorrow Is Voter Registration Day

| September 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

In 2008, 6 million Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. That same year, the registration rate for those with disabilities was 3.3% lower than those without. Currently, 30% of eligible Americans are not registered to vote. In an effort to register eligible voters, particularly those with disabilities, […]

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Do You Believe In Yesterday?

Do You Believe In Yesterday?

| November 5, 2010 | 3 Comments

Have you ever listened to The Beatles’ song, ‘Yesterday?‘ Of course you have. But just in case, here are the first two lines: Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away, Now it looks as though they’re here to stay, oh I believe in yesterday As we have gone through this midterm election cycle, I’ve […]

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Are Americans ‘Qualified’ To Dis-Qualify

Are Americans ‘Qualified’ To Dis-Qualify

| October 21, 2010 | 2 Comments

Facebook users: Please share this post with your friends by clicking the “recommend” button up top! “Straight talk.” Possibly the most ironic term used in politics. Remember the “Straight Talk Express?”. Yeah, the one with John McCain and the pretty blue bus, the one that canvassed the country in 2000, then was brought out of […]

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Senate Candidate Booze Charged With Theft, Drug Possession

Senate Candidate Booze Charged With Theft, Drug Possession

| August 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

On Friday, The No BS Zone, broke the story that Pasadena resident and Democrat State Senate Candidate(District 31), John Edward Booze, had been charged for maliciously stealing other candidates election signs. When we went to verify this, electronic court records indicate that yesterday, he was charged with three separate counts of theft and one count […]

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An Important Election

An Important Election

| June 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

This morning, we received a press release from Allison Asti announcing her run for Circuit Court in Anne Arundel County. A few weeks ago, Judge Hackner doled out what amounted to a swat on the nose to a serial sexual offender. I opined back then that the most important races (and most overlooked) are the […]

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Bowling Responds

Bowling Responds

| November 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

Aldermanic Candidate Responds To Hate Literature Shortly after discovering the hate literature targeting him, Scott Bowling has asked the US and State Attorney General to initiate an investigation.  Bowling’s complete statement follows: Annapolis, MD – November 2, 2009 –  With less than 48 hours to go before the polls open, an anonymous and illegal flyer […]

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Completely Despicable

Completely Despicable

| November 2, 2009 | 17 Comments

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A Word From Chris Fox

A Word From Chris Fox

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Bowling Vows To Repeal 54% Increase In Liquor Fees

Bowling Vows To Repeal 54% Increase In Liquor Fees

Denounces Current Mayor and Aldermanic Opponent Classie Hoyle Today, Scott Bowling (Candidate for Alderman, Ward 3) denounced Mayor Ellen Moyer, Finance Committee Chair Classie Hoyle, and the rest of the Annapolis City Council for the 54-percent increase in liquor fees for restaurants, taverns,package goods stores, and hotels and vows to introduce a budget amendment to […]

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Cohen Reaches Out To African American Community

Cohen Reaches Out To African American Community

| October 14, 2009 | 2 Comments

Lands Several Key Endorsements This afternoon, Josh Cohen, Democratic Candidate for Mayor of Annapolis announced that he has picked up the endorsement of several prominent local African American leaders including Zina Pierre. Pierre was the primary winner and subsequently stepped down allowing Cohen to be named the party’s candidate. Other notable African American leaders who […]

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Conley Responds To Allegations In Paper

Conley Responds To Allegations In Paper

| October 13, 2009 | 5 Comments

Conley Fires Back At Capital Republican Aldermanic Candidate, Jim Conley has released a statement regarding the allegations against him which were made public on Saturday.  The Capital (who initially reported the allegations) is meeting with Conley this afternoon for a follow up article. In his statement, Conley soundly refutes many of the allegations and comes […]

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A Political Wrench

A Political Wrench

| October 8, 2009 | 0 Comments

Cordle’s Big Announcement Last night, Annapolis Mayoral Candidate Dave Cordle sent a message to his Facebook fans announcing a big announcement. That seems to be the latest thing–announce that you are going to announce something. But this must be a really BIG announcement because it is planned for today at 5:30pm at City Hall. You […]

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Jim Conley On The Tax Cap

Jim Conley On The Tax Cap

“Why would you run for office and NOT support a Tax Cap that would benefit those that you serve?” While out knocking on doors, I was asked the question you see above. As I left that voter’s home and kept knocking on doors the question kept coming up—time and time again. “Why would you run […]

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Josh Cohen Selected To Run For Mayor

Josh Cohen Selected To Run For Mayor

| September 25, 2009 | 6 Comments

Central Committee Unanimously Supports Cohen At a very brief meeting, Josh Cohen, the second place finisher in the recent primary, was selected to represent the Democratic Party in the upcoming election. The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm with 5 members present and one on the phone. Chairman Nick Berry explained how the meeting […]

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Pierre Officially Sumbits Withdrawal

Pierre Officially Sumbits Withdrawal

| September 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

Zina Pierre Makes It Official: She’s Out! At 11:25am this morning, the embattled democratic candidate for Mayor, Zina Pierre submitted her withdrawal certificate. In a 11:46am email to the Election Board, the current Mayor, current Aldermen, and the respective party chairmen, Regina Eldridge stated: The Board of Supervisors of Elections Office has received a Certificate […]

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And The New Candidate Is….

And The New Candidate Is….

| September 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Democratic Committee To Select New Candidate Now that Zina Pierre has withdrawn and the voter’s votes have been invalidated (yes, we are cynical and offer no apologies), the eight members of the Annapolis Central Democratic Committee will select the person they want to run for Mayor. The selection will be made tomorrow night at […]

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Pierre’s Withdrawal

Pierre’s Withdrawal

| September 23, 2009 | 1 Comment

Comprehensive Coverage Rather than re-hashing the press conference, below are some links to all the information you need to know. In a nutshell, she did not take any questions, she tried to explain much of the controversy–sometimes successfully. The ballroom at the Loews Annapolis Hotel was packed with media, supporters, politicos and clergy.  Her supporters […]

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