Six candidates are battling it out to become your next Baltimore County Executive. Kevin Kamenetz had the coveted position for two terms before he decided to run for Governor last year. Sadly, Kamenetz died of a sudden heart attack on May 10, bringing even more spotlight to the Baltimore County Executive position as Donald Mohler III took over.
The following candidates will be on the Primary Elections ballot in Baltimore County.
Vicki Almond grew up in Catonsville and has served as PTA president for her children's schools, served on the Police Community Relations Council, and was on the Baltimore County Council. Her goal is to bring leadership that brings people together to solve problems, to get more out of county government, and to restore people's trust in the government.
Jim Brochin was born in Baltimore, went to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and then got his masters at the University of Maryland. Following his masters, he worked as a legislative analyst for the Maryland Senate President, campaign manager for American Joe Miedusiewski, political science instructor at the Catonsville Campus of Community College of Baltimore County, senior political writer for Baltimore Magazine, adjunct Professor Towson University, and now he works as an insurance broker. Some of the main issues he focuses on in his campaign include stopping overdevelopment, securing quality education, protecting the environment, and ensuring public safety.
Kevin Francis Marron
Kevin Francis Marron has worked for BGE for over 30 years and has worked as a tech, senior coordinator, furnishings coordinator, special projects coordinator and project manager, analyst, and supervisor in the Real Estate & Property Management field. His Twitter profile says he is pro-concealed carry permit, pro-Hogan, and he is self-financed.
Pat McDonough is a Republican member of the Maryland House of Delegates representing District 7, which covers Baltimore and Harford Counties. His campaign focuses around putting the people first, and he says it is not about Democrats, Republicans, or politics in general, but is about serving the county.
Johnny Olszewski Jr.
Jonny Olszewski Jr. is a lifelong Baltimore County resident who got his undergraduate degree from Goucher College, his masters from The George Washinton University, and his PhD in Public Policy from University of Maryland Baltimore County. He was then elected and re-elected, to represent District 6 in the Maryland House of Delegates. During that time he became the person to become the Chairman of the Baltimore County House of Delegation. His campaign focuses on the issues surrounding education, jobs, good government, public safety, the environment, and quality of life of residents.
Al Redmer is a lifelong resident of Baltimore County and has more than 45 years experience serving the community. He has been a volunteer firefighter, President of the Perry Hall Improvement Association, represented District 8 in the House of Delegates, and has served as Maryland Insurance Commissioner under two governors. His campaign is focused on building a long-term plan for Baltimore County, which he says has not been done in decades.