Election 2014

Election Wrap-Up: Hogan Makes Big Promises to Marylanders

By Ajada ThomasNow that the results are in, our new elect Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan, comes with a large responsibility to satisfy the people. Promises are always made to get the popular vote during election time, however, now the people’s interest is focused on seeing the changes Hogan promised. As the results came in last week during the general election, 92 percent of the state voted: 52 percent in favor of Hogan and 46 percent in favor of Anthony Brown. Viewers stood around their televisions expecting a historical outcome of Maryland receiving their first African American Governor. However, shortly […]

by · November 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Election 2014, LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE

Neverdon Concedes in State’s Attorney Race

By Zahna Armstrong and Ja’Von HillRussell A. Neverdon conceded defeat early in the evening after Marilyn Mosby’s landslide victory in the battle for State’s Attorney. As a write-in candidate with limited coffers ($5000), he faced serious obstacles. His Democratic opponent, Mosby, won 94 percent of the 104,077 votes cast. Throughout the night he stated repeatedly that whatever the outcome of the race, the fight would not be over. “This is not the end, this is only my beginning,” Neverdon said in his concession speech. “I don’t have to deflate somebody to inflate myself.” The Neverdon camp awaited Tuesday’s election results […]

by · November 5, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS NEWS, Election 2014, LOCAL NEWS, SPECIAL COVERAGE
Battle in delegate house, leaves one isolated

Battle in delegate house, leaves one isolated

By Frank Conaway, Mohammed Conteh, Tiana Dickerson, Maya Lowe and Terrance SmithShawn Tarrant’s attempt to return to the House of Delegates by means of a write-in campaign failed Tuesday night. Tarrant, who placed fourth in June’s Democratic primary in House District 40, a district that is heavily tilted towards Democrats in terms of registration, finished fourth again Tuesday, but by a wider margin. Tarrant’s write-in candidacy, which drew the support of five former challengers, fell nearly 10,000 votes short of third-place finisher Del. Frank Conaway, Jr., a fellow Democrat. Instead, Conaway will join fellow Del. Barbara Robinson and newcomer Antonio […]

A Tradition of Family Voting Continues for Morgan Student

By Thomas Davis, Johnny Latimer, Kevin Griffin and Alia WebbTaylor Evans, a student at Morgan State University, voted today with her family once again. She has been going to the polls with her family since she was a young girl. Voting in Evans’ family is something special to them. They take pride in voting as a family. “I just got in to an argument with one of my co-workers earlier because they said they weren’t going to vote.” said Evans Evans often chastises her friends when they say they aren’t going to vote. Evans and her family take pride in […]

New Voters Reflect On Mid-Election Day

  Despite the decline in voter turnout, first time voters at Morgan State were pleased with their experience at polls. “It was good to see people my age see voting as important,” said Kendra Duncan. As young voters, students hope their colleagues will vote in the future as well. “We are the future of this country,” said Xavier Mills. “Any decisions that we make are going to be based upon on how we want things to run in the long-haul.”

by · November 5, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Election 2014, LOCAL NEWS, SECTIONS, SPECIAL COVERAGE