Sunday, March 18, 2012
Five of the six candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the 2nd Congressional District participated in a debate Thursday night.
With just a few weeks to go until the primary elections on April 3, candidates running for the Republican nomination for the 2nd Congressional District are trying to reach out to as many voters as possible. This was the case Thursday night as five of the six candidates gathered at the Del Capri in Dundalk for a debate sponsored by the East [Baltimore] County Republican Club. Nearly 100 people attended the two-hour debate—which Essex-Middle River Patch Editor Ron Snyder helped moderate—that touched on subjects ranging from the economy and the environment to rising fuel costs and tensions in the Middle East. Whoever wins the Republican primary will go on to challenge Democratic incumbent Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger in the November …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Republican candidates for the 2nd Congressional District primary have been invited to a debate set for March 15 at the Del Capri in Dundalk.
When state Sen. Nancy Jacobs decided to formally announce her intentions of running for Congress, the Republican didn’t choose her home base of Harford County. Instead, the longtime state legislator announced her candidacy for Maryland’s 2nd Congressional District seat at JAD’s Caddyshack in Essex. Jacobs said eastern Baltimore County would play a vital role in deciding the nominee and also the winner of the general election in November. “I believe that Essex, Middle River and Dundalk are all communities in play during this election,” Jacobs said. “If there was ever a year a Republican could win this seat, this is the year.” Follow Essex-Middle River Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Jacobs is one of five Republican challengers trying to …
Monday, February 20, 2012
Harford County Republican faces five-way primary.
Nancy Jacobs picked up the endorsement of a former state Senate colleague Monday. Freshman Rep. Andy Harris, a Cockeysville Republican, announced the endorsement in a statement released by Jacobs' congressional campaign. “I trust Nancy Jacobs," Harris said in the statement. "That’s why I have endorsed Nancy Jacobs for Congress. I need Nancy to help me fight the tax and spend liberals in Congress.” The endorsement was not a surprise. Jacobs announced her candidacy last month. Harris introduced Jacobs at the event and told a reporter later that his presence was meant to be seen as an endorsement. Jacobs faces a five-way primary, which includes notable candidates Del. Rick Impallaria and Larry Smith, a Timonium resident and a former …
Monday, January 23, 2012
Republican Larry Smith, who is campaigning for the 2nd District House of Representatives seat, shares his eight point plan to end illegal immigration through a news release.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Editor's Note: The following is a news release from the office of Timonium Republican Larry Smith, who is challenging the seat of 2nd District Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, a Democrat, in the 2012 election. --- Today Larry Smith, Republican candidate for Congress in Maryland’s Second District, announced his Eight Point Plan for finally addressing the chronic problem of illegal immigration. “It is time for real leadership on the issue of illegal immigration because our states and communities can no longer bear its financial burden. As Maryland’s next Congressman, I will work to resolve this issue once and for all by implementing lasting, common sense reforms,” said Smith. “Above all, we must reserve citizenship’s benefits for our citizens while…
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Smith, a former Capitol Hill staffer, announced his intention to run next year for U.S. Representative in the Maryland 2nd Congressional District.
Republican Larry Smith, a former Capitol Hill staffer and a Timonium resident, announced his campaign for the Maryland 2nd District House of Representatives seat at the Oregon Ridge Park Lodge on Monday evening. The seat is currently held by Democrat Dutch Ruppersberger, who is serving his fifth term. Guest speakers at Smith's announcement included Rev. Jansen String, who served with Smith in the Maryland Army National Guard, Marcelo Cardarelli, who was the 2nd District Republican nominee in 2010, and Baltimore County Councilman Todd Huff. For more information, check out Smith's campaign website.