Baltimore’s former mayors share advice, discuss personal challenges

Former mayors
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.

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

Don Fry Commentary in The Baltimore Sun: This is what we need from the next mayor

While the Greater Baltimore Committee does not endorse or financially support candidates for public office, we strongly believe that there are certain qualities that the next Mayor of Baltimore must possess to effectively lead the City in the midst of these uncertain times and unprecedented challenges. Continue reading

GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Mayoral Debate

The Mayoral candidates were asked questions about Baltimore in the five years since the death of Freddie Gray, why someone should invest in the city, the budget and how to improve the sense of lawlessness without mass incarcerations. Continue reading

BBJ: Greater Baltimore Committee: City needs a mayor who can ‘measure up’

Through June 2, Baltimore residents will cast their ballots in the Primary Election for Mayor, City Council President, City Council seats and Comptroller. Continue reading

GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Council President Debate

The candidates were asked questions about the COVID-19 pandemic, education, crime and safety, the relationship between the City Council President and the Mayor, small business initiatives and the Board of Estimates. Continue reading

GBC, WBAL NewsRadio host Baltimore City Election Debates

The Greater Baltimore Committee, in partnership with WBAL NewsRadio, will host two debates for the 2020 Baltimore City Elections with leading candidates in the City Council President and Mayoral races. Continue reading