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Monday, July 17, 2006

Congressional Candidates Forum - Tuesday, July 18th

The League of Women Voters is holding a Candidates Forum at 7pm on Tuesday, July 18th at the George Howard Building (i.e. the Howard County Government Building in Ellicott City) in the Banneker Room. With Ben Cardin running for the US Senate the 3rd Congressional District (most of East Columbia, Elkridge, Rivers Edge and north side of Johns Hopkins Road) voters have the most competitive election they have seen in 20 years. Here is a map of the district:

The candidates are:
Mishonda Baldwin (D) - Motivational Speaker, Attorney, & Desert Storm Veteran
Andy Barth (D) - TV News Reporter
Dr. Peter Beilenson (D) - Former Baltimore Health Commissioner
Oz Bengur (D) - Investment Banker, Ex-State Dem. Party Treasurer & '02 Candidate in District 2
Paula Hollinger (D) - State Sen., Ex-State Del. & Nurse
Kevin O'Keeffe (D) - Attorney & Former Aide to Anne Arundel County Exec Janet Owens
John Rea (D) - Salesman & Frequent Candidate
John Sarbanes (D) - Attorney & Son of US Sen. Paul Sarbanes
Bruce Altschuler (R) - ?
Gary Applebaum (R) - Physician
Rick Hoover (R) - Minister & '04 Candidate
Eugenia Ordynsky (R) - Attorney
Scott Smith (R) - ?
Paul Spause (R) - Engineer
David Trudil (R) - Research Scientist & Businessman
John White (R) - Marketing Company Owner

Charles McPeek (Libertarian) - Used Tire Store Owner & Frequent Candidate
John Hoffert Jr. (Independent) - Author & Army Veteran

In the 7th Congressional District the Republicans have not found anyone interested in running against Congressman Elijah Cummings so he is running unopposed.

Come on out and decide for yourself who you want representing you in Congress.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Man, that's one gerrymandered district!

11:06 PM  
Blogger Evan said...

Yes it is. I was thinking of trying to post some of the worst gerrymanders and have people vote on or rank the ones they thought were the worst. Do you think that would be fun?

1:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'd certainly get a kick out of it! Cool.

9:39 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's not a congressional district - it's an abstract portrait of Shawn White shredding upside down on a snowboard giving the "V" for victory sign.

8:50 PM  
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