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COMMENTARY: Cecil County Charter Amendments on Election Ballot– NO on Questions A and D; YES on Questions B and C

October 30, 2014

COMMENTARY In this year’s election, Cecil County voters are being asked to decide four local ballot questions on whether to overhaul some key provisions of the county’s new Charter form of government. The proposed changes would alter the county budget process and in some cases tilt the balance of power toward the County Executive...
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Evelyn Potter, Cecil County Elections Director, Retires; A Beacon of Fairness, Balance, Calm in the Political Storm

June 28, 2013

An Appreciation In the tumultuous and often nasty world of recent Cecil County politics, there has always been one shining light, a beacon of fairness, impartiality and calm in the eye of the local political storm– Evelyn Potter, the director of the Cecil County Board of Elections for more than two decades. But it...
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Cecil County Politics: A Tale of Two Dawsons — Same Name, Different Politics

December 15, 2011

What’s in a name? In Cecil County—and especially in Perryville—there has been a lot of confusion over the two Mike Dawsons. But one of them recently filed election documents intended to make his identity clear to local voters. Michael W. Dawson (MWD) was the Constitution Party candidate last year for state Delegate in District...
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Smigiel Claims “Secret Deals” on Charter Group; County Cites Volunteers

October 17, 2010

The Cecil County commissioners will hold a special work session Tuesday to address allegations by Del. Michael Smigiel (R-36) claiming “secret deals” aided the “Friends of Charter” ballot issue committee and asserting “unethical, if not illegal” conduct. Smigiel is an avowed foe of converting the county’s commissioner form of government to a home-rule charter...
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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.)