Dolores Reyes, GOP Candidate for Register of Wills, Plans to Raise Public Awareness about the Office
By Deborah Lambert
One of the most arcane political offices in Maryland is the Register of Wills, which oversees and administers the various duties involved with estates and heirs. While it serves an important function by making sure that property from decedents is properly distributed to heirs and inheritance taxes are paid, it’s not a position that is familiar to most people, even though there is a Register of Wills in every county and the city of Baltimore. In fact, the very mention of this office may prompt a response of “What in the world is the Register of Wills?”
By Mark Uncapher
Commentators as diverse as The Washington Post editorial page and Democratic Senate President Mike Miller have attributed Governor Larry Hogan’s success to his embrace of Maryland’s “middle temperament.”
My name is Dave Pasti and I’m running for Maryland House of Delegates in District 19. This is the first time I’m running for an elected office and like Governor Hogan, I believe that is a good thing. We need more good people from the outside if there is going to be any change to the current divisive culture of politics. Both Democrats and Republican are to blame. Partisan politics has reached an all-time low.
As a small business owner who has not previously sought public office, Verelyn Gibbs Watson is quick to explain that the primary reason for her candidacy in 2018 is to inspire other small business owners to have a larger voice in the legislative process. “I constantly feel the burden of legislative decisions enacted without full understanding of the ultimate impact on the small business community. We need to change that,” said Watson, adding that “rather than sit on the sidelines complaining, I decided to get in the game.”
ROCKVILLE, MD — October 22, 2018 Ed Amatetti’s campaign for a seat on the Montgomery County Council is focused on voters who are not accustomed to voting Republican, while simultaneously targeting Republicans likely to vote, and becoming engaged with others, including Democrats.
By Dwight Patel, Candidate for State Senate, District 20
With the advent of early voting over the past few years, Democrats have been able to create more electoral mischief at the ballot box and the ground game for Election Day has changed. Before early voting, the ground game had only two parts: Absentee Ballot Program and Election Day.
By Katie Holland GOP Precinct Coordinator, LD 20
During the past couple of weeks, requests have been flowing in for signs and literature about our Maryland Republican candidates. The Central Business District (CB2) in downtown Silver Spring may not come to mind as a repository for such information about this blue state’s Republican Party,
Bill Day, Candidate for House of Delegates from District 16, Wants to Bring Commonsense Solutions to Annapolis
As a father, husband, small business owner and attorney in Rockville. I often listen to concerns of parents about their children, healthcare, the quality of our schools, traffic gridlock and the increasing incivility in politics. My wife, Michele and I have three wonderful children who attend local schools and are active in sports.
Laurie Halverson’s Campaign for State Delegate in LD 15 is Focused on Common Sense Solutions for Maryland’s Problems
By Deborah Lambert
Laurie Halverson’s campaign for State Delegate in LD 15 has increased voter awareness of how valuable her experience would be, especially in the field of education. (Her website at LaurieHalversonforDelegate.com contains a detailed rundown of her experience and goals.)
By Mark Uncapher
A new Gonzales Research poll in the past week has shown Republican candidate for Attorney General Craig Wolf closing in on Brian Frosh. In less than a month, Wolf has slashed Brian Frosh’s lead by 23%. When undecided voters are asked to make a choice, the difference between the candidates drops to just 6%. Frosh is at 40% and Wolf at 34%.