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  • 40th Legislative District

    40th Legislative District
    Location: From Northwest Baltimore's Lower Park Heights corridor to portions of Hampden and Remington, reaching southward to Mount Vernon and Midtown and southwest to Violetville. Demographics: Adult population of roughly 93,000, two-thirds African-...
  • 45th Legislative District

    45th Legislative District
    Location: A swath of east/northeast Baltimore from Midtown to the city line, roughly between Harford Rd. and Route 40 East. Demographics: Adult population of about 89,000, almost 72 percent black and 24 percent white.   Incumbent Senator: Nathaniel...
  • The State of the State's Attorney Race

    The State of the State's Attorney Race
    Marilyn Mosby's campaign office is in a seemingly otherwise vacant building at the corner of Eutaw Place and North Avenue. In the basement, past several workers making signs, back next to what looks like an abandoned commercial juice bar, she sits in a...
  • Gubernatorial Is The Most Boring Election

    Hey Baltimore—and Maryland, even—did you know there is an election coming up on June 24? Politics! Government! Democracy! Voting! A Day Off From Work or at Least an Excuse for Being Late or Leaving Early! Yeah man, Tuesday, June 24 is the...
  • Age 90: Laura Johnson

    Age 90: Laura Johnson
    After more than half a century of living in the same West Baltimore house, 90-year-old Laura Johnson says she's quite happy to finally be living alone. "I'm trying to think when I was here by myself," she says, with four different versions of the Bible...
  • Hold open primaries for all elections

    After Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake emerged the victor in Baltimore City's 2011 Democratic primary-the polling that actually selects the city's leadership, since the winner always goes on to win the general election in this overwhelmingly Democratic...
  • The Money Pit

    The Feb. 26 rally on Lawyers Mall in Annapolis made the TV news. Del. Curtis "Curt" Anderson (D-Baltimore), Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Andres Alonso, and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake were among the officials making the case for guaranteed funding...
  • Maryland's lack of transgender civil rights protections is becoming "embarrassing," proponents say

    Discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations based on a person's race, sex, age, creed, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, and sexual orientation is prohibited all across Maryland. The same protections,...
  • The Quiet Revolution

    The Quiet Revolution
    More than a quarter-century has passed since Maryland's last truly competitive Democratic primary for governor in 1986, when Attorney General Stephen Sachs lost to Baltimore Mayor William Donald Schaefer. So this year's polling on June 24 will be...
  • I can see why political reporters are checking the shadows for a savior. They want some sexy, or it's gonna be a long boring campaign season.

    Do the math. There are about 21 weeks before the Maryland gubernatorial primary election in June. Say you want to jump into the race now, thinking that so far, it's a pretty unimpressive field. Right now, the front runner, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, has 7...
  • The number of signatures required to get on the ballot is obstructive, not democratic.

    Regarding City Paper's new year's resolutions piece on open primary elections ("Hold open primaries for all elections," Feature, Jan. 1), the stats, rationale, and sentiments almost look good. It is easy to find oneself concurring with the idea of opening...
  • Religion often appears to be losing a foothold in the United States, as regular mass-goers might attest.

    The New Black Directed by Yoruba Richen Plays Feb. 6 at the MICA Brown Center at 7:30 p.m. Religion often appears to be losing a foothold in the United States, as regular mass-goers might attest, but for a robust percentage of the African-American...