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On November 8, 2016 Eugene Frazier, in a five-way race, was elected to one of the two open seats on the Cumberland, Maryland City Council. He is to be sworn in for a four-year term beginning January 2, 2017. Frazier secured 2,530 votes on his way to victory, and is only the second African-American to be elected to this position. Additional candidates in order included first-place finisher David Caporale, John Sangiovanni, Ben Wolters (with 2049 votes), and Joshua Greise.
On November 8, 2016 Tammy Fraley and Lorelee Farrell were both elected to a four-year term on the Allegany County Board of Education. This was in a three-way race for two open seats. This brings the total to fifteen (15) women who have have been elected to the Allegany County Board of Education since 1974 when it went from an appointed to elected position. With the motto, "Student Focused - Success Driven," Fraley came in first with 14,509 votes. Lorelee Farrell came in second with 14,244 votes.
(Note: Board member Lorelee Farrell was born in 1951 and passed away in 2017 during her elected term of office.)
In the Republican Primary held on April 26, 2016, George V. "Mac" McKinley was defeated in his bid for Judge of Circuit Court, Judicial Circuit 4 by Jeffrey S. Getty.
In the 1994 General Election Stephen P. Crossland, a Republican, was defeated by the Democrat Betty Workman in the race for the Maryland House of Delegates, District 1B. He was later elected as a judge for the Orphans Court of Allegany County in 2014
Howard Feldstein ran for Cumberland City Council in the May 1, 1990 Primary Election. He placed a close fifth in a hotly contested campaign that consisted of ten candidates, only four of which went onto the General Election. His slogan was, "A Vote for Howard Feldstein Is A Vote For The People."
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Allegany County (Md.), 1970-2010