Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Democratic Rep. John Sarbanes earned 67 percent of the vote.
Incumbent Rep. John Sarbanes soundly defeated his two challengers in the race for Maryland's 3rd District on Tuesday. "I am proud to serve the people of Maryland's 3rd Congressional District, and I thank them for choosing me as their representative in Congress," Sarbanes said. "I will work hard to put the public interest ahead of special interests." The Towson Democrat grabbed 67 percent of the vote while his Republican challenger Eric Knowles earned 29 percent and Libertarian Paul Drgos received 3 percent as of 11:50 p.m. on Tuesday. Knowles, who lives in Annapolis, failed to win his home county of Anne Arundel by more than 12,000 votes. Drgos said he was pleased with his modest showing. "We had a total of three volunteers, spent less …
Monday, November 5, 2012
By the time early voting ended on Friday evening, 38,140 voters had cast ballots in Anne Arundel County.
More voters turned out at early voting centers Friday than on any other day in Anne Arundel County's early voting history. Check back here throughout Tuesday for live election results. By the time early voting ended on Friday evening, a total of 38,140 voters had cast ballots, according to information with the Maryland State Board of Elections. That's an increase of more than 4,000 over 2010's total early voting results, though 2012's numbers only account for 10.9 percent of the total number of registered voters in the county. Statewide, about 11.6 percent of voters cast ballots early, with Anne Arundel voters somewhere in the middle of the turnout, and Talbot County leading the state with 23 percent of total voter turnout during early …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The Democratic incumbent for Maryland's 3rd congressional district spoke with Patch about his work in the U.S. House of Representatives, and where he stands on the issues.
Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) has served Maryland's 3rd Congressional District since 2007, and he's hoping voters elect him for another term this November. The 3rd District, which stretches from Annapolis to Baltimore County, is considered by most political analysts to be safely Democratic. In 2010—a particularly difficult year for both incumbents and Democrats—Sarbanes held onto his seat with 60 percent of the vote, according to the Baltimore Business Journal. He took a few moments to answer Patch's questions about where he stands on issues facing the nation and the 3rd District. Health Care Sarbanes supported President Barack Obama's health care reform legislation known as the Affordable Care Act, and he said "I’d like them to know that I …
Friday, June 15, 2012
The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Glen Burnie, Brooklyn Park, Linthicum and Anne Arundel County.
Friday, June 15, 2012
As we look ahead to November’s elections, Glen Burnie Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need to be informed. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Be sure to bookmark this page for updates. Daniel Bongino: Daniel Bongino of Severna Park, a former Secret Service agent, is the Republican challenger running against incumbent Democrat Sen. Ben Cardin. Rep. C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger: Ruppersberger is seeking his sixth term and is up against state Sen. Nancy Jacobs. He is the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee; a big showing by Democrats in November could vault him to committee chairman. Rep. John Sarbanes: The Democrat is seeking a fourth term in Maryland’s …