October 25, 1987 |
Vice President George Bush captured 60% of the vote Saturday in a straw poll of Maryland Republicans, winning by a 4-1 margin over the second-place finisher, Kansas Sen. Bob Dole. At their annual convention, Maryland Republicans cast 643 votes for Bush, 164 for Dole and 68 for New York Rep. Jack Kemp. Former television evangelist Pat Robertson received 42 votes, former Secretary of State Alexander M. Haig Jr. had three and former Delaware Gov. Pierre S. (Pete) du Pont IV had one vote. Former U.
September 14, 1994 |
In a startling political comeback that could have national repercussions, Marion Barry on Tuesday overcame a highly publicized conviction and imprisonment for smoking crack cocaine to win the Democratic nomination for mayor. Barry, who mobilized younger and poorer black voters around his theme of redemption, defeated City Councilman John Ray and the incumbent mayor, Sharon Pratt Kelly, in a hard-fought race.
November 23, 1994 |
Democrat Parris N. Glendening emerged as the winner of the Maryland governor's race Tuesday after an official review of the ballots put him ahead by 6,007 votes. But his GOP opponent, Ellen R. Sauerbrey, is claiming fraud.
March 9, 1988 |
Mississippi Democrats picked a young congressman as their candidate to replace John C. Stennis in the U.S. Senate, while Democratic Sens. Paul S. Sarbanes of Maryland and Lloyd Bentsen of Texas easily overcame little-known primary opponents Tuesday. As the first state primaries coincided with Super Tuesday, Rep. Wayne Dowdy defeated Secretary of State Dick Molpus for the Democratic nomination in Mississippi. He is expected to face a tough fight from Rep.
March 5, 1992 |
The defeat of a conservative Democratic incumbent in Tuesday's Maryland primary may bring the same message to Capitol Hill that George Bush has been receiving: Many voters are unhappy and intend to vent their displeasure when casting their ballots. The primary loss by Rep. Beverly B.
December 28, 1994 |
Seven weeks after losing the state's closest gubernatorial race in 75 years, Republican Ellen Sauerbrey asked a judge either to declare her the winner or order a new election because of what she claimed was voter fraud. In her Circuit Court suit, the former 16-year state lawmaker who lost to Democrat Parris Glendening by 5,993 votes, said volunteers had identified more than 11,000 suspected cases of fraud or illegal voting.