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Campaign Rally at Rockburn This Weekend

Howard County Republicans host school board, congressional candidates at Rockburn Branch Park on Sunday, Sept. 16.

The Howard County Republican Club and the Howard County Republican Women are hosting a campaign rally at  in Elkridge this weekend.

The public can meet candidates running for local and congressional offices at the picnic/rally from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

So far, the following candidates have confirmed they will be attending the Sept. 16 event at Rockburn Branch Park:

Admission is free. The event will be in the park pavilion accessible through Rockburn's west entrance (on Montgomery Road near ).

The rally is from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16. A picnic lunch will be provided for free. Speakers take the stage at 4:30 pm.

See more on the 2012 political races in our Elkridge Election Guide.

DawnP September 14, 2012 at 08:54 PM
Isn't the school board race supposed to be non-partisan? Why is Bob Ballinger participating (as a candidate, not in his personal capacity) at a party campaign rally?
Jack September 15, 2012 at 02:46 AM
Same reason Siddiqui has the backing of the Howard county democratic party. Same reason Giles participated in the shameful artificial field dedication which looked like a democratic point party. Same reason it is hard for an independent to gather support Lots of endorsements with very little substance Right now the candidates with the most time directly speaking to the public are Dyer, De Lacey, Kornreich, Andrews and Ballinger in that order. If we really want to do what is best for our children we are going to have to ignore the names on the ballot and write in the best candidates
Corey Andrews September 15, 2012 at 02:52 AM
Then why is it ok when other candidates or current members pal around with the Howard County Democratic Party? Just because there are no parties next to the name on the ballot doesn't mean parties won't or shouldn't get involved.
Steve September 17, 2012 at 09:00 PM
What time's the cross burning?

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