Tag: campaign finance

2018 Primary Election: How did money play into Baltimore City Senate races?

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Though the results aren’t yet certified, it appears Baltimore City’s Senate Delegation will be looking quite different in Annapolis next January following last night’s election. Three of the city’s six seats appear to have changed hands Tuesday, with younger challengers—all of them current city delegates—toppling their older counterparts.

AACo. Executive Who Contributed to Roy Moore’s Campaign Wants His Money Back

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh. Photo via Anne Arundel County.

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh has asked an accused child molester running for Senate in Alabama for his money back.

State Sen. Jim Brochin to Run for Baltimore County Executive

Jim Brochin. Photo via State of Maryland.

Democratic state Sen. Jim Brochin is entering the race to replace Kevin Kamenetz as Baltimore County executive in 2018.

Prosecutor Charges Political Slate with Making ‘Unlawful’ Primary Season Loan to Catherine Pugh


Mayor Catherine Pugh is involved in a second campaign finance-related controversy stemming from her 2016 run for office, this time for taking what the Maryland Office of the State Prosecutor says was an “unlawful” loan.

O’Malley Ditches Tainted Campaign Contributions from Jeff Thompson


Gov. Martin O’Malley just gave away $38,000 in campaign funds he received from Jeff Thompson, his associates, and businesses . The money is not dirty in itself and was donated legally to O’Malley’s campaign, but the funds are tainted by Thompson’s alleged involvement in a massive campaign finance scandal in D.C. involving more than $650,000 in undocumented funds funneled to Vincent C. Gray’s successful mayoral campaign. The money was donated to the Maryland Veteran’s Trust Fund