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COMMENTARY: Trump Plays Politics with Dead CIA Heroes, Anonymous Wall Stars

January 21, 2017

COMMENTARY There are no words to express the appropriate level of shock and revulsion at new President Donald Trump’s Saturday (1/21/17) appearance and speech, using the hallowed ground of the CIA’s tribute wall to the anonymous heroes who sacrificed their lives in service to the nation, as a political prop to launch yet another...
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Cecil County Mirrors National Trump Support; Clinton Carries Maryland in Presidential Race

November 9, 2016

Cecil County delivered a sweeping margin to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, reflecting national sentiment, while statewide Maryland voters strongly supported Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. Trump carried Cecil County with 27,579 votes, or 64.4 percent of the total, while Clinton received 12,651 votes, or 29.6 percent. The Libertarian ticket received...
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Early Voter Turnout Soars in Cecil County but Lags Statewide Rate; 16% of County Votes Cast

November 6, 2016

Cecil County voters took advantage of eight days of early voting for the 2016 presidential, state and local election as 10,809 ballots were cast, or 16.6 percent of “active eligible” voters, according to the state Board of Elections (BOE). Republicans cast a slightly higher proportion of their votes than Democrats. Early voting was conducted...
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Cecil Co Exec Race: Top GOP Contenders Each Raised $20K, Business PAC did Same; Records Show $60K+ Race

September 8, 2016

The campaign for the Republican nomination for Cecil County Executive drew a total of over $60,000 in contributions and fundraiser ticket purchases for the leading contenders and a business political action committee active in the campaign, according to state Board of Elections records. The latest reports were filed on 8/30/16, covering shortly before the...
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Gov. Hogan Puts Muscle Behind Conowingo Dam Permit, Considers Susquehanna Sediment Dredging as Bay Cleanup Tool

July 10, 2016

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is convening a top-level task force to seek solutions to pollution of the Chesapeake Bay caused by sediment build-up behind the Conowingo Dam in Cecil County, including possible costly dredging. The governor’s action underscored the clout that the state has through its environmental review powers that could delay or block...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*THANK YOU, CECIL COUNTY VOTERS!

* I am grateful for your support and I heard your voices on issues that concern you. I will work hard to create jobs, expand economic development, back our law enforcement officers in the fight against crime and drugs, and support strong schools..

*We will work together to make Cecil County "The Best It Can Be."

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

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