General Election winners: Key races and ballot issues in Greater Baltimore Region and state

For Baltimore City residents, the offices of Mayor, City Council President, Comptroller and the 14 members of the City Council were up for election along with several ballot questions, all of which passed.
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Baltimore Sun: What Brandon Scott faces as Baltimore’s next mayor: a pandemic, budget woes and crime-weary residents hoping for change

Donald C. Fry, president and CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, said he is eager for Scott to work closely with the police commissioner to reduce violent crime. Continue reading

Don Fry Commentary in The Daily Record: The leadership qualities needed in Baltimore’s next mayor

By electing a candidate with these characteristics, Baltimore City will benefit from a Mayor who will not merely lead Baltimore, but dramatically transform the city for the betterment of current residents and the generations that follow. Continue reading

Md. State Board of Elections announces ballot counting schedule & online resource to track mail-in ballot submissions

The Maryland State Board of Elections announced on Oct. 8 the ballot counting schedule as well as the availability of a webpage that will allow voters and journalists covering the election to see daily updates on the number of mail-in ballots that have been received across the state. Continue reading

Baltimore’s former mayors share advice, discuss personal challenges

The mayors discussed their experiences and lessons learned while holding Baltimore’s top elected office and addressed such topics as running an urban city of more than 600,000 residents and reflections on current challenges facing big city mayors and how it differs from their tenure in office. Continue reading

Election 2020: Important information about requesting Mail-In Ballot — Disregard USPS information

Portions of the postcard message are inconsistent with Maryland vote by mail guidelines. For instance, do not wait until 15 days before Election Day, November 3, to request a mail-in ballot. Continue reading

Maryland State Board of Elections encourages eligible residents to register to vote in November’s General Election

To cast mail-in ballots, Maryland residents must request a mail-in ballot from the State Board of Elections or their local board of elections. Continue reading

GBC’s 2020 Baltimore City Election Coverage

The Greater Baltimore Committee encourages all Baltimore businesses and residents to engage in the election. Get to know the candidates. Talk to them about the issues that are of the most importance to you. Educate yourself. Activate your community. Elect leaders who will be #bold4baltimore. Continue reading

‘In Their Words’ Election Series

In this weekly series, we are sharing candidate positions with you “in their words.” Continue reading