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.
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.
March 8, 1994 |
William E. Brock III, a former senator and congressman from Tennessee, announced his candidacy Monday to become the first senator in 115 years to win election from two states. Brock, 63, has been running an unannounced campaign for months for Maryland's Republican nomination to challenge three-term Democratic Sen. Paul S. Sarbanes.