Baltimore Market-Goers Ahead of the Election: Wary of Corruption, Searching for Competence

Shoppers at the most recent Baltimore Farmers’ Market looked preoccupied and mellow as they selected produce, snacks and flowers under the Jones Falls Expressway downtown.

But when asked about their choice for Baltimore’s next mayor, quite a few winced.

“I’m anxious. I’m very anxious,” said Frances Oglesey, who lives in South Baltimore and has five kids coming up in city schools. “We’re at a turning point, and I don’t know which way things are going to go.”