WASHINGTON COLLEGE POLL FINDS HEATHER MIZEUR IN TIGHT RACE WITH ANDY HARRIS

Chestertown, MD – A Washington College poll released today shows challenger Heather Mizeur in a tight race with six-term incumbent Andy Harris for Maryland’s First Congressional District. The Eastern Shore Opinion Poll, which polled registered voters across the entire First District, found Harris with a 45-39 lead, a separation between the two candidates of just six percentage points…

Mizeur Wants to Bridge Gaps During Highly Divisive Times

With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, Democratic candidate Heather Mizeur stopped by the Ocean City Today office to discuss her platform, wind energy, the athletic complex and more. She is challenging Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Harris for his First Congressional District seat. This interview has been lightly edited for brevity and clarity. “If…

Heather Mizeur: Campaign Against Andy Harris Has ‘Huge Amount of Momentum’

Heather Mizeur on Wednesday said her campaign to unseat Republican Congressman Andy Harris has “a huge amount of momentum” in the final days before Election Day. “We’ve really done something with this unity coalition that we’ve been putting together for almost two years now,” Mizeur told the Washington Blade during a telephone interview. Mizeur served on the Takoma…

Letter to the Editor

Just to be clear, I voted for Trump in 2020 and have voted for Andy Harris six times. I am not a liberal and don’t want to be one. But recently I have been watching people in this country take sides like we are preparing for war. What I am hearing the politicians and hosts of my…

Meet the Congressman Who Is Viktor Orbán’s Biggest Fanboy

On the surface, the House resolution put forward in April by Democrat Gerry Connolly and Republican Michael Turner looked like an uncontroversial enough measure supporting NATO efforts to bolster democracy in member countries. The resolution, which cited threats posed by “authoritarian regimes,” urged the Biden administration to uphold NATO’s “founding democratic principles.” But Andy Harris, the…

Letter to the Editor

I urge Cecil County voters to watch the debate between 1st Congressional District incumbent Andy Harris and Democratic challenger Heather Mizeur that took place last Wednesday at Cecil College. You can find the video at Cecil.TV. It’s a well-run debate revealing of the character and capabilities of both candidates. The final question asking incumbent Andy Harris about his participation…

An Easy Choice for the First District Congressional Seat by J.E. Dean

A sign in front of the old fire station on Oxford Road reads, “It’s Simple. Vote Democrat.”  When I first saw it, I thought of Thomas Jefferson, who stressed the importance of an educated citizenry. Although the exact wording is in dispute, he said something like, “An educated citizenry is a vital requisite for our…

Harris, Other Leaders Who Met With Trump Should Be Investigated

Regarding the article in the Friday, Oct. 28 Aegis, “Harris, Mizeur Spar over Jan. 6, abortion.” In reference to the Jan. 6, 2021, activities at the Capitol, Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Harris has maintained that it was not an insurrection. He stated that “An insurrection involves weapons. The only weapons were held by the police.” Apparently, Rep….

Mizeur Seeking Upset in Eastern Shore District Long Dominated by Harris

In a condo along the Kent Narrows overlooking the Chesapeake Bay, Heather Mizeur preached common ground. Speaking to a room packed mostly with supporters, the Democratic candidate for Maryland’s 1st Congressional District pitched her campaign as an exercise in radical bipartisanship — an approach she described as both essential and rare in today’s toxic politics. “When I…

Harris, Mizeur Face Off in Final First District Forum

STEVENSVILLE — As the sun set on the first day of early voting Thursday, incumbent Rep. Andy Harris and Democratic challenger Heather Mizeur faced off in a final candidate forum for the First Congressional District. The forum, hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Mid-Shore, Kent County and Queen Anne’s County and moderated by Sam Shoge of…