August 19, 1995 |
An FBI investigation into allegations of voter fraud in Gov. Parris Glendening's razor-thin victory over a Republican rival has turned up no evidence of widespread criminal wrongdoing, a published report said. The Baltimore Sun, quoting unidentified FBI sources, said the investigation uncovered some irregularities but no evidence of serious vote tampering or other criminal conduct alleged by Ellen R. Sauerbrey. Sauerbrey lost to Glendening by fewer than 6,000 votes.
January 16, 1995 |
Despite vowing she would never give up, Republican Ellen Sauerbrey said she is abandoning her state court challenge of the gubernatorial election she lost by about 6,000 votes. A spokeswoman refused to say why Sauerbrey was withdrawing her lawsuit from the Maryland Court of Appeals. A news conference was scheduled for today. Sauerbrey, a legislator, had claimed the election was stolen through fraud or illegal voting, mainly in Baltimore. She lost by 5,993 of 1.4 million votes cast.
January 14, 1995 |
The Republican loser in Maryland's closest gubernatorial race in 75 years was denied a new election despite claims of widespread voter fraud. Circuit Judge Raymond G. Thieme in Annapolis said there was "simply no evidence of any systematic omissions or a pattern of misconduct throughout the state." Ellen Sauerbrey, a legislator who lost by 5,993 votes, had claimed the election was stolen through fraud or illegal voting. Democrat Parris Glendening was certified the winner in December.
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.
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.
November 5, 1994 |
Perhaps the best evidence of New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman's emergence as a national political force came this week when she became the target of an orchestrated campaign attack by a Democratic gubernatorial candidate-- in Maryland.