Politics

Sierra Club endorses Councilman David Marks for reelection

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Sierra Club, the nation’s largest environmental advocacy organization, has endorsed Baltimore County Councilman David Marks for reelection. “I am very happy to tell you that the Sierra Club has endorsed your candidacy for Baltimore county council in the 2022 election cycle,” wrote Marie LaPorte, political chair of the Greater Baltimore Group of the Sierra Club. “We greatly appreciate …


Politics

Kathy Szeliga, Ryan Nawrocki team up for District 7A Delegate campaign

PERRY HALL, MD—Delegate Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki on Tuesday announced that they are teaming up to bring “common sense conservative representation to the citizens of District 7A in Baltimore County,” according to an official press release. The newly created two-member delegate district includes Glen Arm, Kingsville, Perry Hall, White Marsh, and Middle River. “Citizens in Baltimore County deserve strong …


Baltimore County Professional Firefighters Association unanimously endorses Councilman David Marks for reelection

NOTTINGHAM, MD—At its annual meeting on May 7th, the Baltimore County Professional Firefighters Association (IAFF #1311) unanimously endorsed Councilman David Marks for reelection. The organization represents 1,050 career firefighters and paramedics throughout Baltimore County. “David Marks is a champion for our firefighters,” said President  John Sibiga, Jr. “He has our full trust and support.” “I am deeply humbled and honored …

Fraternal Order of Police endorses Councilman Marks for re-election

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has been endorsed for reelection by the Baltimore County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #4, which represents 3,200 active and retired police officers. The endorsement was made at the organization’s meeting on Monday, March 28th. “Baltimore County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #4 looks forward to working with Councilman Marks, a strong supporter of …

Councilman Marks to seek re-election in reconfigured Fifth District

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that he will seek reelection in the new Fifth District, a reconfigured area that stretches from Harford Road to Bowleys Quarters along the county’s east side. The new district includes such communities as Carney, Perry Hall, Kingsville, White Marsh, Chase, Oliver Beach, and Middle River. About 44 percent of the Fifth …

END-OF-YEAR POLL: Will you vote for Johnny Olszewski in 2022?

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Back in May, Johnny Olszewski, Jr. announced plans to run for a second four-year term as Baltimore County Executive in next year’s elections. Based on how he has handled the budget, transportation, the COVID-19 pandemic, and other local issues do you plan to vote for Johnny O. in 2022? Please take our poll below… Will you vote for Johnny …

Baltimore County Board of Elections names new election director

HUNT VALLEY, MD—Baltimore County Board of Elections President Bruce Robinson on Thursday announced that Ruie Lavoie has been named the County’s new Election Director. Lavoie will begin in her new role on December 29, 2021. Lavoie has worked in Maryland elections for more than 12 years, the first 10 in Baltimore County, and the last two as Election Director in …

Olszewski announces legislation to create Baltimore County ‘Fair Election Fund’

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced that he will introduce legislation to create Baltimore County’s first public financing system for candidates for County Council and County Executive, beginning with the 2026 election cycle. Olszewski has proposed a package of reforms in recent months, including a proposed charter amendment to create a system for public financing for candidates. …