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Party (Line) Time in Cecil Voting, Except for Congress

November 5, 2008

  The unofficial returns for Cecil County in the Tuesday election show some interesting patterns in party-line voting from the top to bottom of the ballot, with the exception of the too-close-to-call 1st District race for Congress between Democrat Frank Kratovil and Republican Andy Harris.  Countywide, Republican presidential candidate John McCain carried Cecil with 56.41percent...
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Fifth District Commissioner Race: Home Cookin' and Stewart's Money

November 3, 2008

  The Republican and Democratic opponents in the Fifth District contest for Cecil County Commissioner have raised comparable amounts of campaign contributions, while write-in candidate Tom McWilliams has a secret weapon: his wife’s home cooking, according to campaign finance reports filed Oct. 24.     But some supporters of the two major candidates might be surprised...
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Posted in Business, Cecil Government, Elections, Kilby, politics, real estate, Rebecca Demmler, Robert Hodge, Sharon Weygand, Slots, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Demmler Bankrolls Mullin: Commissioner Payback Time?

October 30, 2008

    We’re BAACK– Sorry to have taken a hiatus, but we were sick and tired,  and mostly sick. So since we don’t get paid for this,  it has taken us a while to report and write what our local “newspaper” with full time paid employees hasn’t: new campaign finance reports– filed 10/24/08– for local County Commissioner...
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Posted in cecil county, Cecil Whig, county commissioner, Elections, politics, Rebecca Demmler, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

SHOW ME THE (Cecil County) POLITICAL MONEY

October 14, 2008

      From Woodward and Bernstein and Watergate to the Hollywood film, “Gerry Maguire,” there is something to be said for the phrases “follow the money” and “show me the money.” So in this election year, there are some interesting financial tidbits to be gleaned from looking at databases of donations to federal candidates...
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Posted in andy harris, Cecilton, chesapeake city, Elections, Obama, politics, Rising Sun, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

Labels, Geography and 'Rockfish Republicans'

October 9, 2008

      Labels tell us a lot when we go to the supermarket but picking a political candidate is usually more complicated than picking the soup with the lowest sodium content. That’s why political labels or even party affiliations may be less important than geography for Cecil County voters this year.     Consider the...
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