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Elections

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  • X-Content: Ten Years Ago in City Paper: December 11, 2002

    Van Smith's feature analyzes returns in Georgia's 2002 election, the first in the country to uniformly use computer-based balloting, and finds security concerns relevant to Maryland's – and the nation's – voting future. In Mobtown Beat, Ericka...
  • X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 9, 2003

    In the two-pack of features, Blake de Pastino profiles prison poet Shaka N'Zinga and Deb Berry digs into SuicideGirls. In Mobtown Beat, Brennen Jensen wades into debate over the redevelopment of the 3200 block of St. Paul Street in Charles Village. In...
  • X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: June 25, 2003

    Waris Banks' feature looks at efforts to recruit a black mayoral candidate to challenge Baltimore mayor Martin O'Malley. In Mobtown Beat, Anna Ditkoff examines nightlife ripples caused by the Baltimore Police Department's new Social Club Task Force and...
  • 1950 - 2013

    When Richard Ben Cramer* died of lung cancer last January, he was primarily remembered for his monstrously great book on the 1988 presidential elections, What It Takes. Ezra Klein of The Washington Post said the book changed his life and, after Cramer...
  • X-Content: 10 years ago in City Paper: July 30, 2003

    Brennen Jensen's feature examines whether the Station North Arts District can save midtown Baltimore. In Mobtown Beat, Ericka Blount Danois explores the potential impact of a Baltimore proposal to allow police to issue civil citations for minor offenses....
  • Mandela biopic tackles South Africa's tangled history

    Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom Directed by Justin Chadwick Opens Dec. 25 In one of the more poignant scenes in the biopic Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, the elderly Nelson Mandela (expertly played by Idris Elba, The Wire's Stringer Bell) makes his way to...
  • Maryland Senate committee approves transgender-equality bill

    With eight Maryland state senators voting "yea," the Fairness for All Marylanders Act, which seeks to include transgender people in the state's anti-discrimination laws, emerged with a favorable report from the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings...
  • Sun ends partnership with conservative political blog

    One of the problems of running a modern American daily newspaper in the current divided political climate is keeping conservative readers happy, especially on the opinion side. Conservative readers have long railed against journalists as inherently...
  • Wait, you mean I gotta live in my district? No way!

    So this is sort of fascinating. This week The Dagger, the sharp-edged Harford County website, noticed that the state senate campaign of a former state senator named Art Helton had been stopped in its tracks. The reason: Helton does not live in the...
  • Peroutka, Dwyer, and theocratic, neo-Confederate politics in Maryland

    An interesting post about an odd, under-scrutinized corner of Maryland politics went up Wednesday on the progressive blog Daily Kos. Written by Jonathan Hutson (pictured), treasurer of the Anne Arundel County Democratic Central Committee campaign of his...
  • How legislators in Baltimore City's six districts fared in Annapolis this election year

    Now that primary elections in Maryland are held in June rather than September, state legislators' performances in the 90-day sessions in Annapolis, which end in April, are fresh meat on the campaign trail as voters contemplate who they'll back at the...
  • Great Expectations by Edward Ericson Jr. was thought-provoking.

    Degrees Indeed The article by Edward Ericson Jr. ("Great Expectations," Feature, Jan. 8) was thought-provoking. When city government hires white-owned contractors with no black employees, what is Brandon Scott babbling about? Have black politicians...