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

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

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

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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...
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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.
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Governor Larry Hogan’s July 22 COVID-19 Press Conference

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Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on July 22, 2020. The focus of the press conference was Maryland’s COVID-19 response and Maryland’s school plans for the fall.
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GBC’s 2020 Baltimore City Election Coverage

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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.
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‘In Their Words’ Election Series

In Their Words
In this weekly series, we are sharing candidate positions with you "in their words."
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Baltimore Sun: Baltimore mayoral candidates zero in on violent crime during debate in race’s closing days

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In a forum hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee and WBAL-AM, the six leading Democratic candidates either sought to distance themselves from the violent status quo or pointed to work they've done while in office to address the problem.
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