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CECIL COUNTY ELECTIONS: McCarthy Wins Co Exec Primary; Gregory, Meffley Win Council Seats

April 26, 2016

Cecil County Council Vice President Alan McCarthy won a solid victory in the Republican primary for County Executive in Tuesday’s election, trouncing a fellow Council member as well as two “outsider” candidates for the county’s top elected post. With all 28 precincts reporting, McCarthy had 4,326 votes, or 39.4 percent of ballots cast. County...
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Cecil County Early Voting Brings Out Slight GOP Advantage; South County has High Turnout

April 17, 2016

Early voting in the 2016 primary elections, which began last Thursday and continues for a week, is bringing out a small, but steady, voter turnout in an election that will decide several local contests as well as register county voters’ views on statewide and national campaigns. So far, southern Cecil County voters have a...
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Schneckenburger Vows to Kill County Contracts, Grants to Hire, Aid Illegal Immigrants; Stats Show ‘Problem’ Minimal Here, Adviser has Political Baggage

April 12, 2016

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT NEWS ANALYSIS/ COMMENTARY Cecil County Councilor Dan Schneckenburger, a candidate for County Executive in the upcoming Republican primary, is proposing to kill county contracts or grants with businesses or non-profits employing or aiding “undocumented workers,” tapping into a politically popular national anti-immigrant theme in the Donald Trump campaign for...
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Republicans Pick Up Voters in Cecil County, Party Divide Grows Between Democrats and GOP

April 6, 2016

Republicans have picked up a wider share of Cecil County registered voters in the run-up to the state and local primary elections later this month, while new voters boosted the number of all registered voters, according to new, initial figures from the county’s Board of Elections on Wednesday. The deadline to register to vote,...
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Cecil CO Budget: Moore’s Last Plan Boosts Employee Pay, Limits School Spending Rise, Taxes Stable; But Reserve Funds Raided Again

April 3, 2016

NEWS ANALYSIS In her last budget as Cecil County Executive, Tari Moore—who is not running for re-election– does more of the same: draining reserve funds, accumulated over many years by past County Commissioners to protect the county against sudden fiscal adversity, in order to pay for her current spending plans. Her latest Fiscal 2017...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*With your support, we will move Cecil County forward, with job creation, education, and preserving our quality of life

* Cecil County lost 192 jobs at C&S Foods— moved to Prince George’s Co. because our Economic Development office fell down on the job. PG used state aid and a special county loan/grant fund to take our jobs. This job loss had nothing to do with ‘illegal immigrants.’

*My administration will save jobs— with casino 'impact aid' money directed to create a local fund to keep jobs here.

(Auth: Friends of Alan McCarthy, Roger Owens, Treas.)