Skip to comments.Baltimore [City] GOP is recruiting, raising money [for unprecedented chance to win council seats]
Posted on 05/28/2003 12:24:00 AM PDT by ForOurFuture
Baltimore GOP is recruiting, raising money
Council chances seen as better in new districts; 'We should be able to elect three'; Party intends to field candidates in 17 top races
By Doug Donovan
Originally published May 27, 2003, 9:37 PM EDT
Baltimore's Republican Party, which hasn't won a city office in 36 years, is recruiting candidates and raising money in hopes of taking advantage of unprecedented changes in the electoral map and calendar. Republican officials said they believe that having a GOP governor in the statehouse, new single-member council districts and a peculiar 14-month lag between the primary and general election provides the party with its best chance in years to win a seat on the City Council.
The Baltimore City Republican Central Committee held a candidate recruitment meeting Thursday, but refused to reveal the names of potential candidates.
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