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Voter Turnout

The Last Reason To Vote

By now, candidates, your mother, friends – who seriously believe that their participation in the election makes them superior – and others have given you the standard reasons why you should vote. Let’s review them briefly… It’s your civic duty. “This argument presumes that I actually care about other people that I don’t even know.” […] Continue reading →

Major Mayoral Candidate Turnout

New to the city, this primary will be the first time David Warnock has voted for Mayor. The question is, “Have the leading candidates for Mayor been good citizens when it comes to voting?” Take a look at the table below. You’ll have to click on the link to see it. Blow it up if […] Continue reading →

Voter Maps

The following interactive map shows voter turnout during the 2012 Democratic Presidential primary in each of the city’s 294 precincts.  This map is also featured in our article entitled, “Presidential Primary Turnout.” The map is live. Feel free to zoom in and out for greater street detail. Mousing-over or clicking on any of the dots […] Continue reading →

Presidential Primary Turnout

As may have read in our post, “Minority rule?“, the turnout at the last Mayoral Democratic primary, which was in 2011, was only 25%. “That’s pathetic.” It is, but they – We’re not sure exactly who “they” were. – had an idea.  Thinking that it would help increase turnout, but mostly to save money, the Mayor […] Continue reading →

Minority rule?

If you don’t vote, this post is directed right at you. Last election, you were either too busy doing something you thought was more important, too lazy or you made the conscious decision that it wouldn’t make any difference. Maybe you didn’t like any of the candidates who were running, so why bother? Whatever your […] Continue reading →

Online Voting: No more excuses.

Baltimore Rising in favor of online voting. Why? It’s simple. Because we believe in majority rule. Let’s just focus on two recent Baltimore City primaries. We’ll talk about primaries because, in Baltimore City, Democrats so outnumber Republicans that the winners of the Democratic primary are almost always victorious in the general election. The last Presidential […] Continue reading →