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Candidates signing on for 2018 Harford elections

The start of 2018 is still a few months away, but a number of candidates have already filed to run for Harford County and state legislative offices in next year’s primary election. If those candidates stick to running for those offices, changes in the local political landscape could be forthcoming. Already, one Harford County Council […]

Newburyport candidates to set aside politics for night of song, levity | Local News

NEWBURYPORT — It’s election season in the city but on Friday, candidates running for public office will take a break from campaigning for a night of pure, unadulterated entertainment. The Roof Over Head Collaborative’s seventh annual PortBury Follies will bring together nine Newburyport candidates, including mayoral contenders Donna Holaday and Robert Cronin, onstage to deliver […]

No Contest as Singapore Appoints First Female President

Background To stand as an eligible presidential candidate in Singapore, applicants must be approved by the Presidential Election Committee (PEC) as a person of integrity, good character and reputation, and have senior business or government experience. Candidates must have held a senior executive position in a company with an average shareholders’ equity of SG$500 million […]

Manawatū Gorge and mental health talking points in final candidates’ debate

JONO GALUSZKA Last updated 18:50, September 20 2017 WARWICK SMITH/STUFF Greens candidate Thomas Nash, left, and NZ First MP Darroch Ball. Palmerston North’s political candidates have faced off for the final time before the election, with all agreeing the city’s mental health services need improving. The five candidates discussed important city issues at a Manawatū Standard-organised […]

Three political novices vying for District 56 seat | News

A former television broadcaster, a chiropractor and a college student: those are Carolina Forest’s choices for the next S.C. House District 56 representative. The three men, all Republicans, explained their platforms Monday night at the Friendly’s restaurant in Myrtle Beach. Tim McGinnis said he is focused on infrastructure, roads, taxes and education. McGinnis has two […]

Political candidates on fence over tobacco tax

PHILLIPA YALDEN Last updated 17:29, September 20 2017 Mike Bain Waikato NZ First candidate Stu Husband says its critical to build the police numbers up to tackle crime. Political candidates are on the fence when it comes to taxing tobacco as some dairy owners make a move to rid their stores of the hot black market […]