Kevin Gillogly has compiled a summary chart of all mayoral campaign finance filings exclusively for Maryland Scramble. I’ll focus on the top six below, and finish with an assessment of where things stand. To be clear, the opinions are mine, not Kevin’s or anyone else’s. Receipts (exclusive of loans): Pugh $648,000, Dixon $423,000, Embry $415,000, Warnock $361,000, Mosby $320,000, Stokes $180,000… Read more »
The former mayor has now filed her report, and while it’s good, it’s nowhere near as good as her position in the polls. Dixon started with $77,000 in the bank, raised $423,000, spent $180,000, and has $320,000 in the bank, half the amount of Catherine Pugh and one third the cash on hand of David Warnock. Given Dixon’s negatives, it has to… Read more »
More poll data from Patrick Gonzales, this time in the Baltimore mayoral race: Citywide, 27% of likely April voters say they back former Mayor Sheila Dixon; 18% support State Senator Catherine Pugh; 14% say they’ll vote for 12th District Councilman Carl Stokes; 7% back Nick Mosby; 5% each for Elizabeth Embry and David Warnock; with 21% undecided. Dixon actually polls better… Read more »
Another broadside from Clean Slate Baltimore PAC. “We forgive you, Sheila . . . but you can’t be mayor any more.”
A new ad is out in the Baltimore mayoral race. I spent some time trying to track down the people behind it, and it got so interesting I think I need a separate post for that. The group behind it is Clean Slate Baltimore, a federally registered PAC with a PO box for an address. Here’s the video. My opinion… Read more »
A very well composed and executed 90 second ad for Sheila Dixon is up on Facebook. Check it out.
The Tuesday morning double dose thunderstorm has landed and it’s hitting hard. Tornadoes are possible. Get the kids into the storm cellar. This one’s a biggie: Multiple sources confirm to Maryland Scramble that Congressman John Delaney will be making endorsements in the four marquee MD races: US Senate, CD4, CD8 and the Baltimore mayoral contest. His endorsements, expected to be… Read more »
Not that there was really much doubt, but former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon made it official today. She’s running to get her old job back. Sheila Dixon, Baltimore’s first black female mayor who resigned in disgrace after a conviction six years ago, announced Wednesday she is running to reclaim her old job. Dixon posted her decision on her Facebook page. She did… Read more »