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Governor's Race

Green Party Candidate Undeterred By Tough Odds (Nov. 1, 2006)

For Ehrlich, Re-Election Battle is All in the Game (Oct. 31, 2006)

For O'Malley, Jesuit Tradition of 'Man for Others' Guides Political Values (Oct. 31, 2006)

Ehrlich Hears Rumors, Attacks O'Malley on Crime (Oct. 31, 2006)

Ehrlich Targets O'Malley on Increased Taxes (Oct. 24, 2006)

GOP Files Complaint Over Anti-Ehrlich Ads (Oct. 19, 2006)

Three Senate Candidates Raise $13 Million (Oct. 19, 2006)

Cox Defends Ehrlich Record on Health Care (Oct. 12, 2006)

Cox, O'Malley Tackle Mental Health Issues (Oct. 11, 2006)

O'Malley Vows To Make State a Leader in Health Care (Oct. 5, 2006)

Lieutenant Governor Forum Fails To Impress Seniors (Oct. 4, 2006)

O'Malley Joins Gubernatorial Opponents' Calls for Crime Audits (March 23, 2006)

O'Malley Promises New State Homeland Security Office in Prince George's County (March 8, 2006)

Duncan Joins Calls for Crime Statistics Audit (Feb. 15, 2006)

Duncan calls for 1,000 new police officers (Feb. 9, 2006)

Ehrlich Banks $8.4 Million as Democrats Lag (Jan. 18, 2006)

Attorney General's Race

video graphic Court of Appeals Rules Gansler's Name Stays on Ballot (1 minute 52 seconds, RealPlayer file) (Nov. 2, 2006)

video graphic Video Profile of Doug Gansler (2 minutes 33 seconds, RealPlayer file) (Nov. 1, 2006)

video graphic Video Profile of Scott Rolle (2 minutes 23 seconds, RealPlayer file) (Nov. 1, 2006)

Statewide Candidates Spar over Death Penalty (Sept. 21, 2006)

Rolle Takes Campaign To Heavily Democratic Areas (Sept. 14, 2006)

Simms Gets Glendening Endorsement, Cites Gansler Reprimand (Sept. 6, 2006)

Comptroller's Race

video graphic Video Profile of Peter Franchot (2 minutes 12 seconds, RealPlayer file) (Oct. 31, 2006)

video graphic Video Profile of Anne McCarthy (2 minutes, RealPlayer file) (Oct. 31, 2006)

video graphic Schaefer Signs Off With Signature Stings (1 minute 45 seconds) (Sept. 20, 2006)

video graphic McCarthy Nabs Republican Comptroller Bid (40 seconds) (Sept. 20, 2006)

McCarthy Aims to Focus Comptroller Race on Traditional Duties (Sept. 14, 2006)

Voters Give Schaefer a Stinging Defeat (Sept. 13, 2006)

'Up for Grabs' Comptroller Race Hinges on Schaefer (Sept. 7, 2006)

U.S. Senate Race

Family, Faith Form Cardin Credo (Nov. 3, 2006)

History Calls Steele to Senate (Nov. 3, 2006)

video graphic Video Profile of Ben Cardin (2 minutes 25 seconds, RealPlayer file) (Nov. 2, 2006)

video graphic Video Profile of Michael Steele (2 minutes 32 seconds, RealPlayer file) (Nov. 2, 2006)

Outsider Zeese's Passion Puts Him in Inner, if not Winner's, Circle (Nov. 3, 2006)

Race Continues to Color Senate Campaign (Nov. 2, 2006)
video graphic (with video: 1 minute 28 seconds)  

video graphic Michael J. Fox Endorses Cardin (1 minute 45 seconds) (Nov. 2, 2006)

video graphic Cardin and Steele Spar on 'Meet the Press' (3 minutes 25 seconds, RealPlayer file) (Oct. 31, 2006)

Tyson gets in Steele's Corner (Oct. 17, 2006)

Analyst: Senate Hopefuls' First Debate Lacks Consequence (Oct. 4, 2006)
video graphic (with video: 2 minute 27 seconds)

Obama's Visit Unites Democrats Behind Cardin (Sept. 27, 2006)
video graphic (with video: 1 minute 46 seconds)

Mfume Takes Break From Campaigning in Cardin's Time of Need (Sept. 22, 2006)

video graphic Candidates Focus On Black Democrats (1 minute 30 seconds) (Sept. 21, 2006)

Senate Race Errors Warn of Rough Ride Ahead (Sept. 19, 2006)

Cardin Defeats Mfume in Senate Race (Sept. 13, 2006)

Democratic Candidates Fire Salvos at Cardin
(Sept. 7, 2006)

Van Susteren Exits U.S. Senate Race (April 21, 2006)

Corporate Accountability Law May Differentiate Democratic Senate Candidates (April 14, 2006)

Steele Beats Cardin's Fundraising - Again (April 12, 2006)

Republican Party, Steele Not as Distant as Appears (April 7, 2006)

McGovern Supports Lichtman in Senate Race
(March 29, 2006)

Retiring Sarbanes' Political Influence Extends Through Ex-Staffers (March 24, 2006)

Steele Comments May Endure Among Jewish Voters (Feb. 24, 2006)

Third-Party Candidate Launches 'Solutions Tour' (Feb. 17, 2006)

Cardin Spends On Strategy, Mfume Spends In-State (Feb. 10, 2006)

Steele Apologizes for Holocaust, Stem Cell Comparison (Feb. 10, 2006)

Businessman Promises Millions for His Senate Campaign (Jan. 24, 2006)

Steele Trumps Top Democrat in Late 2005 Fundraising (Jan. 19, 2006)

U.S. House 1st District

Hoyer, Gilchrest Anchor Ends of Political Money Spectrum, Study Says (Oct. 18, 2006)

Democratic Challenger Energized by Widespread Discontent (Oct. 13, 2006)

Gilchrest's Path to Congress Leads Through Woods (Oct. 13, 2006)

Crowded Democratic Field Angles to Challenge Gilchrest (Aug. 24, 2006)

U.S. House 2nd District

Mathis Makes Time for Congress (Oct. 27, 2006)

Ruppersberger Finds His Home on Hill (Oct. 27, 2006)

U.S. House 3rd District

Sarbanes Puts More than Name into 3rd District Race (Oct. 12, 2006)

White Sees Only Success in Uphill 3rd District Run (Oct. 12, 2006)

U.S. House 4th District

Wynn Seeks Eighth Term, But Admits He's Still Learning (Oct. 20, 2006)

Starkman: 'Hard Working' His Way Through Congressional Campaign (Oct. 20, 2006)

Wynn Learns Lessons from Slim Victory (Sept. 26, 2006)

Prince George's Finishes Vote Count; 4th District Remains Undecided (Sept. 22, 2006)

Edwards to Challenge 4th District Vote in Court (Sept. 15, 2006)

Wynn Holds Slim Lead Over Edwards (Sept. 13, 2006)

District 4 Congressional Candidates Gear up for Last Push (Sept. 8, 2006)

Charges Fly in Lively Campaign for 4th District
(Aug. 24, 2006)

U.S. House 5th District

Hoyer, Gilchrest Anchor Ends of Political Money Spectrum, Study Says (Oct. 18, 2006)

Republicans Lash Out At Hoyer for Voting Record on Scandals (Oct. 13, 2006)

Hoyer's Future Tied to National Campaigning (Oct. 13, 2006)

Third-Party Candidate Brings Passion to Race Against Hoyer (Oct. 6, 2006)

Green Candidate Left to Challenge Hoyer (Aug. 24, 2006)

U.S. House 6th District

Challengers Knock Bartlett, as Bartlett Knocks on Doors
(Aug. 24, 2006)

U.S. House 7th District

Numbers Bode Well for Cummings in Uncontested Contest
(Aug. 24, 2006)

U.S. House 8th District

Van Hollen Continues Life on the Fast Track (Oct. 13, 2006)

'Invisible Candidate' Campaigns to Change Campaigning (Oct. 13, 2006)

In Uphill Battle Against Van Hollen, Challengers Focus on Issues (Aug. 24, 2006)

Other Elections Stories

For First-timer, Political Campaign Is a Family Thrill (Nov. 3, 2006)

Democratic Candidates Seek to Mobilize Union Support (Oct. 24, 2006)

Clinton: Election Win Provides Chance for Unity (Oct. 19, 2006)

Md. Black Leaders Aim to Hold Elected Officials Accountable (Oct. 13, 2006)

Elections Officials Worry About Getting Out Absentee Ballots (Oct. 11, 2006)

Party Nomination No Guarantee of Campaign Coin (Oct. 11, 2006)

Duncan Urges Voters To Cast Absentee Ballots (Oct. 10, 2006)

More Than Dinner Comes from Women 'Stirring the Pot' (Oct. 10, 2006)

Democratic Leader Gives Pep Talk To Md. Party Faithful (Oct. 6, 2006)

Lots of Shaking Gives Pols a Pain (Oct. 4, 2006)

Simulated Election Aims to Validate Electronic Voting (Oct. 3, 2006) video graphic (with video: 2 minutes)

Diebold Promises Voting Fixes by Oct. 16 (Sept. 27, 2006)

Senator Hopes Grass Is Greener on Other Side of Aisle (Sept. 27, 2006)

State Board Defends Electronic Voting System (Sept. 26, 2006)

Automated Calls Annoy Early and Often on Election Day (Sept. 26, 2006)

Open Legislative Seats May Bring Little GOP Advantage (Sept. 21, 2006)

Election Chiefs Take Heat for Primary Mess (Sept. 20, 2006)

Prince George's Vote Count Drags On (Sept. 20, 2006)

Voting Mess Spawns Blame Game (Sept. 13, 2006)

Hispanic Votes Still Unclaimed after Perez Exit
(Sept. 1, 2006)

video graphic Campaign Sites Geared to Young Voters (1 minute 59 seconds)
(Aug. 22, 2006)

No Voting Machine Company Brings Perfection
(March 31, 2006)

Senate Approves Changes to Md. Election Law (March 30, 2006)

House Passes Paper Trail Voting Measure (March 9, 2006)

Voting Machine Vendors Not Limited to Diebold (Feb. 23, 2006)

Talk of Voting Machine Maker's Business Exit Fuels Lawmaker Concerns (Feb. 22, 2006)

Senators Agree with Governor: Voting Machines Create Cause for Concern (Feb. 16, 2006)

 2006 archive page created Oct. 31, 2006; last updated Nov. 13, 2006

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