Republicans fall short in local races

GOP fails to make projected gains, though some contests still undecided

November 10, 2006|By Anica Butler | Anica Butler,Sun reporter

Four years after Republican Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. won nearly two-thirds of the Anne Arundel County vote for governor, local Republicans had high hopes of making inroads in county and legislative elections, despite the Democrats' edge in voter registration.

But despite a full-fledged assault, Republican leaders acknowledge that they came up short Tuesday.

County executive Race hinges on absentee votes. pg 1b

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