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  • The Mizeur Effect

    The Mizeur Effect
    After the polls closed at 8 p.m. on June 24, it quickly became clear that Heather Mizeur was not going to be the Democrats’ standard-bearer heading into November’s general election, much less Maryland’s first gay, woman governor...
  • The 2014 Baltimore City primary election results: the "City Paper" skinny

    The 2014 Baltimore City primary election results: the "City Paper" skinny
    With 294 out of 296 precincts reporting, and absentee and provisional ballots not yet counted, today’s results of yesterday’s Baltimore City primary elections are preliminary and based on what appears to have been a dismal turnout, on a par...
  • District Line

    District Line
    In politics, population is power: The more people a place has, the more legislators it gets. Successive U.S. Census counts since the 1970s have halved Baltimore City's delegation to the Maryland General Assembly, diminishing its voice in Annapolis from...
  • 41st Legislative District

    41st Legislative District
    Location: A big chunk of the city's northwest corner, reaching east to Charles Street and south as far as Frederick Road. Demographics: Adult population of almost 92,000, about 68 percent African-American and a little more than a quarter white.  ...
  • 43rd Legislative District

    43rd Legislative District
    Location: In north/northeast Baltimore, roughly between Charles Street and Harford Road from North Avenue to the city line. Demographics: Adult population of about 95,000 adults, almost 63 percent black and 30 percent white.   Incumbent Senator: Joan...
  • 46th Legislative District

    46th Legislative District
    Location: Wraps around the waterfront from Hawkins Point to Brooklyn, northward to the Inner Harbor, then eastward to the city line, roughly south of Route 40 East. Demographics: Adult population of almost 95,000, about 30 percent black and almost 60...
  • 44th Legislative District

    44th Legislative District
    Location: The city portion of this city/county district, dubbed District 44A, runs roughly from the Upton and Harlem Park neighborhood west to the area between Frederick and Wilkins avenues out to the city line. Demographics: Adult population of about...
  • The back story on Michael Peroutka, the Maryland GOP candidate with secessionist ties

    The back story on Michael Peroutka, the Maryland GOP candidate with secessionist ties
    When the GOP's candidate for Anne Arundel County's Fifth Councilmanic District, Michael Anthony Peroutka, was running as the Constitution Party's candidate for U.S. president in 2004, City Paper published my 6,000-word profile of him. The piece was...
  • 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 Art of Organizing

    Ismael Carrillo has been teaching at the Maryland Institute College of Art for two years. A native of Spain, with a degree in illustration, he says he has been hoping to land a full-time job at the top art school. "I was thinking, Well, maybe I will be...
  • 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...