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So, Why Didn’t You Vote?

The primaries are over, but in the midst of all the festivities that this election generated, the question remains – why the turnout was so low? According to this Gazette article, overall turnout among the county’s 400,577 Democrats, 46,360 Republicans and 51,781 other voters was 19.8 percent, which is the second lowest level since 1992. […]

Thursday September 16th, 2010 in Politics | Comments Off on So, Why Didn’t You Vote?

For Lehman, Opportunities Abound

Mary Lehman has been projected to win in the county’s District 1 primary election. While pundits are gearing up to gauge the reasons for her winning and what to expect from our new district 1 councilmember, here goes my take. One of the main reasons she has made a commendable win in this primary is because she has presumably […]

Wednesday September 15th, 2010 in Politics | 8 Comments »

Election Update

 With more than 80% of precincts reporting, here are the election results.. COUNTY EXECUTIVE DEM       Total Number of Precincts   231   Precincts Reporting   203 87.9 % Vote For   1   Total Votes   80174   Baker, Rushern III   35052 43.72% Jackson, Michael A.   26217 32.70% Dean, Samuel […]

Wednesday September 15th, 2010 in Politics | Comments Off on Election Update

Early Results: Baker, Alsobrooks, Lehman Winning

It’s now 10:00 pm. The early results are coming in.. COUNTY EXECUTIVE DEM       Total Number of Precincts   231   Precincts Reporting   55 23.8 % Vote For   1   Total Votes   25636   Baker, Rushern III   11757 45.86% Jackson, Michael A.   7584 29.58% Dean, Samuel H.   […]

Tuesday September 14th, 2010 in Politics | Comments Off on Early Results: Baker, Alsobrooks, Lehman Winning

Turnout Fails to Match Campaign’s Festivity

In the last few days, our neighborhood went through a festive mood. Every single intersection on our main streets was decorated with lines of campaign signs. They came in all sizes, shapes, and colors. The signs are only a small part of the campaign’s festivity. The local media has been keeping us fairly busy with news on candidate forums, […]

Tuesday September 14th, 2010 in Politics | 1 Comment »

It’s Your County – Please Vote!

Please make sure to vote – an opportunity like this will not come for the next four years! Today is the day you will get the opportunity to decide who will be representing you in the County for the next four year. There are many issues that the county and our community need to work […]

Tuesday September 14th, 2010 in Politics | Comments Off on It’s Your County – Please Vote!

Dernoga Shows No Regrets, Says Post Wrong in Reaching Hearts Matter

With County’s Primary elections only two days away, the County’s State Attorney candidate Tom Dernoga came out in defense of his role in opposing a Laurel Church ‘discrimination’ case. In 2008, a federal judge slapped the county with a 3.7 million dollars lawsuit against the Church, called Reaching Hearts. Mr. Dernoga was serving as a county council member (District […]

Saturday September 11th, 2010 in Politics | Comments Off on Dernoga Shows No Regrets, Says Post Wrong in Reaching Hearts Matter