September 14, 1991
Baltimore elections officials are due to begin counting absentee ballots this morning, and the results may decide the winner of the extremely close Republican primary for mayor.Unofficial results from Thursday's primary put the three leading Republican candidates -- Bruce K. Price, Samuel A. Culotta and Joseph A. Scalia -- within 50 votes of one another.Barbara E. Jackson, the city administrator of elections, said that the elections board has received 522 absentee ballots for the Republican primary.
December 24, 1991
The name of Shelton Skolnick, a candidate in the 8th District Democratic primary, was misspelled in a list of candidates for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives published Tuesday in The Sun.The Sun regrets the error.U.S. SenateDemocratic PrimaryDon Allensworth, HagerstownScott David Britt, Beltsville*Barbara A. Mikulski, BaltimoreB. Emerson Sweatt, Bryans RoadThomas M. Wheatly, Silver SpringJames Leonard White, BaltimoreRepublican PrimaryJames Henry Berry, BethesdaJohn J. Bishop Jr., BaltimoreJoseph I. Cassilly, ChurchvilleJoyce Friend-Nalepka, Silver SpringHerman J. Hannan, PhoenixStuart Hopkins, PrestonAlan L. Keyes, DarnestownMartha Scanlan Klima, LuthervilleWilliam H. Krehnbrink, Perry HallScott L. Meredith, BarclayRoss Z. Pierpont, BaltimoreEdward Robert Shannon, Silver SpringS.
March 4, 1992
In the most hotly contested judicial race in Baltimore County in 10 years, the county's five sitting judges held onto their jobs as voters chose them over four lawyers challenging for their seats on the Circuit Court bench.Dundalk Del. Louis L. DePazzo, D-7th, mounted the strongest challenge, falling behind Judge Edward A. DeWaters Jr. by 1,024 votes in the Republican primary and by 6,805 votes in the Democratic contest.At one point during last night's vote tabulation, Mr. DePazzo actually led Judge DeWaters in the Republican primary by about 100 votes.
July 3, 1998
Republican county executive candidate Dennis R. Schrader received his first public endorsement from an elected official yesterday, as GOP Del. John S. Morgan declared his support.Morgan, who represents a district that stretches from Laurel in Prince George's County to his home in North Laurel in southeastern Howard County, described Schrader as a friend who shares his opposition to uncontrolled residential growth.He and Schrader, a first-term County Council member who also represents North Laurel, were opposed to this year's Rouse Co. rezoning that sped up plans for a Columbia-style village in North Laurel.
August 27, 2002
BALTIMORE COUNTY'S next council and new executive will confront issues that have hung over the state's second-largest jurisdiction for some time: managing development in a county without much open space left, keeping urban problems from destroying aging suburban communities, and ensuring that schools maintain high standards for student achievement. Fortunately, several candidates would bring the experience, new ideas and energy needed to address these potential problems. County executive: Experience is what James T. Smith Jr., a former chairman of the County Council and circuit court judge, has over Joseph Walters Jr. in the Democratic primary.
August 26, 2002
ANNE ARUNDEL'S tax cap means the county's budget will be tight in the coming years. The county's schools -- many of which are old and falling down -- are getting more money for renovation, but what about improving academics? And from Glen Burnie to Shadyside, there's a struggle between developers and preservationists. The favored county government hopefuls in the Sept. 10 primary all offer creative ideas about those issues. County Executive: Current executive Janet Owens faces no primary opposition, but two Republicans want to challenge her in the fall.