Allegany County

Allegany County is situated in the Western Maryland panhandle between West Virginia and Pennsylvania and like those Rust Belt states, is facing economic decline and population loss. The last major plant in the county, the Luke Paper Mill, ceased operations just this year. It had been the county’s largest private employer, and its closure will likely accelerate the rate of population decline in the coming years.

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Election 2018 Prediction: Anne Arundel County

Wealthy, well-educated and suburban, Anne Arundel County has had a Republican majority County Council since 2002 and a Republican County Executive since 2006. Will this be the year that Democrats win back the majority? Is Anne Arundel truly a purple county? Find out inside.

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