He reports having nearly $415,000 in cash on hand.
Republican Rep. Andy Harris announced late Monday afternoon that his campaign has raised more than $276,000 for his 2012 reelection campaign. Harris reported raising $276,576 in the most recent quarter. He reports having nearly $415,000 in cash on hand, according to a statement from his campaign. Harris, a Cockeysville resident who represents Maryland's 1st Congressional District, was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2010. The district includes Cockeysville and parts of Harford and Anne Arundel Counties and stretches to the Eastern Shore. Keep up with what's happening in Baltimore County politics by following Bryan P. Sears on Twitterand Facebook.
Voters' concerns evident at local polls.
It's official: This year's general election has voters a lot more engaged than the primary did just two months ago. Earlier this afternoon, Chief Judge Nancy Cooper checked the voter turnout lists at Arnold Elementary School. "We had 401 as of 2 o'clock," she said. "For the primary, we had 300 total for the day." So far, between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. was the busiest hour for voting at this polling location, when 81 voters came through the doors. As voters waited in line, sample ballots were posted on cafeteria tables, allowing participants to read through their options before walking up to the machine. Voters may have had an easier time deciding on their ballot choices than picking out Girl Scout cookies from among the many choices …