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Baltimore. Can white Republicans be blamed?


Maryland Senate Majority Leader Catherine E. Pugh


Baltimore is the largest independent city in America. It is a one party, Democrat controlled city. Over half the leaders are black Democrats. The state is also overwhelmingly controlled by Democrats, with a large number of blacks in the top leadership spots.

The mayor is black female Democrat.

The Baltimore Chief of Police is black

50% of the Baltimore Police Department Command Staff are non-white

The 2nd, 4th, and 5th most recent mayors have also been black

The city has been under Democrat rule for 48 years

The city council is 60% black.

The city council is 100% Democrat

The Maryland Senate Majority leader is a black female Democrat

The Maryland House Speaker Pro Tempore is a black female Democrat

The Maryland House Majority whip is a black male Democrat

Democrats control 70% of the state senate

Democrats control 64.5% of the state house