Sen. Paula C. Hollinger trounced fellow Sen. Janice Piccinini last night in their race for the Democratic nomination in the newly created 11th District of northwestern Baltimore County.
In the equally new and adjoining 10th District, Del. Delores G. Kelley swamped community activist Harold G. Gordon for the Democratic Senate nomination in unofficial returns.
The new 10th, which includes Woodlawn, Randallstown and the Liberty Road corridor and has a large black majority, will bring the county its first elected African-American officials. About 20 percent of the district is in West Baltimore.
Ms. Kelley, a professor at Coppin State, carried with her her ticket of House candidates, Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, a registered nurse; Joan N. Parker, a retired state employee, and the Rev. Emmett Burns, pastor of the Rising Sun Baptist church in Woodmoor.
In the eastern 8th District, Democratic Sen. Thomas L. Bromwell beat back a determined bid by former Del. Donna Felling.
Senator Bromwell will face Republican Del. John J. Bishop, who was redistricted into the 8th from his Towson home base. Mr. Bishop carried a ticket of House candidates that included incumbents Alfred W. Redmer Jr. and James F. Ports Jr. and newcomer Cal Clemons.
On the Democratic side in the 8th District, three newcomers won the delegate nominations, Katherine Klausmeier, Daniel E. McKew and John G. Disney.
In the 7th District in Dundalk, Democratic Del. John S. Arnick, who was forced out of a judgeship after complaints about sexist remarks and returned to the House after the death of another delegate, was the winner.
Unofficial returns gave former Del. Joseph J. Minnick and frequent candidate Jacob J. Mohorovic, Jr. the other two Democrat slots.
They will face Republicans Jacqueline W. Madison and Robert J. Parsons in the general election.
In the 12th District, which takes in southwestern Baltimore County and part of Howard County, former Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer defeated incumbent Democrat Nancy L. Murphy and two other candidates.
The battle in the 11th District, which includes the western and northwestern areas, was provoked when district lines were redrawn after the 1990 census, putting Senators Hollinger and Piccinini in the same district.
Ms. Hollinger will now face Republican Richard Manski, who was unopposed in the primary.
In the 11th District delegates race, Democratic incumbents Richard Rynd and Theodore Levin both lost re-election bids in a field of eight candidates running for three seats. The Democratic winners were Michael J. Finifter, Dan K. Morhaim and Robert L. Frank.
Among the seven GOP candidates, Michael J. Buchanan, hTC Christian Cavey and Jodi Hammerman emerged the winners.
The 9th District, which runs from Towson to the Pennsylvania line, had no Senate primary. But its two House subdistricts, 9A and 9B, saw vigorous campaigning. Republican incumbents Wade Kach and Martha Klima easily won the two GOP nominations in 9A and now face unopposed Democrats Shelley Buckingham and Raymond Huber.
In single-delegate 9B, Stephen Lafferty handily defeated Carol Allen to face the winner of a six-way GOP race in which James M. Kelly, a former state trooper, won easily.
In the Democratic Senate race in the 6th District, which includes such diverse areas as Essex, White Marsh, Baldwin and Glenarm, incumbent Democrat Michael J. Collins beat back a bid by Alexander "Bob" Page Jr., 67, a retired Orphans Court judge. The GOP nominee was Alfred E. Clasing Jr..
On the ticket with Mr. Collins was the county House delegation chairman E. Farrell Maddox, an eight-year veteran, and Michael H. Weir, seeking his sixth House term. They won along with Diane DeCarlo.
Eight Republicans battled for the 6th District House nominations. The winners in unofficial returns were Kenneth Holt, Michaael J. Davis and Nancy Hastings.
In the rough-and-tumble 7th District, which includes Rosedale and Dundalk, Democratic Sen. Norman R. Stone Jr. easily won renomination. He will face Republican businessman Russell Mirabile in the general election.
In sub-District 47B in southwest Baltimore County, Democratic incumbent Del. Thomas E. Dewberry easily defeated John K. Milani for the House seat.
Two House seats were at stake in sub-District 12A, which includes Catonsville and Arbutus and a small part of Howard. Incumbent Delegate Kenneth H. Masters won re-nomination, while James E. Malone, Jr. knocked off veteran Del. Louis P. Morsberger.
Of the four Republicans in sub-district 12A, businessmen Donald E. Murphy and Martin Manescu got the nominations.