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Cecil County Council Rejects Hornberger Plan to Overthrow Ethics Commission; Stands up for Council Powers in First Confrontation with New Exec

January 21, 2021

The Cecil County Council, in the first open revolt of its kind since the 2012 creation of Charter government, stood up for its powers Tuesday (1/19/2021) and rejected what one Councilor called an attempt by County Executive Danielle Hornberger to “strongarm” the Council to approve her unilateral choices for the Ethics Commission– after she...
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UPDATED: Cecil County Votes: Long Lines, Absentee Ballot Deluge; Hornberger Prevails for County Exec, Heath Tops School Board

November 4, 2020

Cecil County voters braved long lines winding around polling places on Tuesday and during a week of early in-person voting, with wait times averaging an hour or so, in a high-stakes election of national and local importance. But even as early voting, election day...
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Initial Tally in Cecil Co GOP Primary Strongly Favors Hornberger for County Exec, Gregory for Council; More Votes to be Counted

June 2, 2020

In the first-ever, mostly mail-in primary election in Cecil County history, political novice Danielle Hornberger held a compelling lead over incumbent Alan McCarthy for County Executive in the Republican primary, while incumbent Jackie Gregory was solidly ahead in the contested GOP primary for County Council in District 5, according to early returns from the...
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Cecil County Councilor Jackie Gregory Violated Ethics Code, Commission Finds; Stops Teaching in Schools Under Panel Order

May 29, 2020

Cecil County Council member Jackie Gregory (R-5) violated county ethics rules with “an appearance of a conflict of interest” by holding a job as a substitute teacher for county schools at the same time as she served on the County Council and voted on school budgets and appropriations, according to a report by the...
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Conflict of Interest Questions on Cecil Board of Elections: Mesneak Ousted from County IT Job by McCarthy; Became Active Campaigner for Hornberger

May 21, 2020

Scott Mesneak, the former IT director for Cecil County who was removed from his job by County Executive Alan McCarthy and has been an active campaigner for Danielle Hornberger in her election bid to unseat McCarthy, was recently given a seat on the county Board of Elections that will supervise the June 2 election....
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