(Baltimore Sun) – Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake won’t seek reelection

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, beleaguered by the death of Freddie Gray and the protests and rioting that followed, announced Friday, September 11, she won’t seek re-election..

Rawlings-Blake ascended to the city’s highest elected office in February 2010 when Dixon resigned amid a corruption scandal. She’s been a political fixture in the city since 1995, when she became the youngest person ever elected to the City Council.

Here’s a look back at Rawlings-Blake’s political career.


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