Category: Politics

November 4, 2008

Comcast election coverage tonight

Filed under: Politics, 2008 Campaign, voting - 04 Nov 2008

Comcast says it’ll be offering rotating feeds of CNBC, CNN, CNN Headline News, C-SPAN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the Weather Channel on channel 963 on some of its local systems, including DC, for up-to-the-second election coverage. Without changing the …

1st, 6th congressional races up for grabs

Filed under: Politics, 2008 Campaign, voting - 04 Nov 2008

The tight race to become Maryland’s newest congressman is nearly over.

Voters in the 1st congressional district are choosing between Republican state Sen. Andy Harris and Democrat Frank Kratovil to fill Republican Wayne Gilchrest’s seat. The moderate Gilchrest lost a primary …

Accomodations for voting in the workplace

Filed under: Politics, 2008 Campaign, voting - 04 Nov 2008

Daily Record
Maryland voters are expected to flock to the polls on Tuesday, and the widespread participation, coupled with the potential for voting booth delays, could make the workday a little different than business as usual.

Many firms will allow workers …

Robocalls against Ruppersburger under investigation

Maryland’s attorney general is currently investigating phone calls after constituents in the state’s 2nd Congressional District received recorded calls telling them the federal government was monitoring their phone line.

“We are sorry to inform you that this line is …

Maryland polls are now open

Filed under: Politics, 2008 Campaign, voting - 04 Nov 2008

Polls in the state of Maryland are now open. They will close tonight at 8 p.m. Feel free to leave comments about the turnout, lines, candidates seen, or irregularities at your voting location in the comments.

November 3, 2008

Election night forum

Baltimore Sun
The Baltimore County Public Library and the League of Women Voters will hold “Election 2008: Returns after Dark,” the final installment of the Election 2008 Speaker Series, from 8 p.m. to midnight tomorrow at the Towson library branch, …

Gilchrest could head EPA if Obama wins?

Daily Record
Around election time, Washington players and reporters do a lot of speculating about who will win plum posts when the new president comes to town. Although these types of things interest me, political appointments at the national level …

Nader in College Park

When Sen. Barack Obama rallied voters in Missouri over the weekend, an estimated 30,000 people showed up. Sen. John McCain commanded a more modest 10,000 in Columbus, Ohio.

But Ralph Nader’s University of Maryland, College Park, rally Sunday afternoon drew a …

Ehrlich stumping for Harris

Filed under: Politics, 2008 Campaign, MD GOP - 03 Nov 2008

Baltimore Sun
The guy campaigning next to Andy Harris yesterday - the man sporting the same blue blazer and khakis, offering the same brisk handshake or high-five - could almost have passed as a twin, which was precisely what Harris …

October 30, 2008

BGE plans for potential election day power outages
With a big voter turnout expected on Tuesday, BGE says it has been working with election officials across the state to deal with power outages that could occur at polling places.

“Maintaining service reliability during the Presidential election is one …

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