Kevin Kamenetz announces on twitter he is running for Governor

Posted at 8:37 AM, Sep 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-18 19:27:02-04

Kevin Kamenetz announced early Monday morning that he is running for the Governor of Maryland. 

Kamenetz tweeted just after 6:00 in the morning, saying that he doesn't like to beat around the bush, and made the announcement. 

Kamenetz has been the Baltimore County executive since 2010. He has also served on the Baltimore City Council.

At 11:00 a.m. Kamenetz is making a formal announcement. 

The executive is joining six other candidates for the democratic ticket in the race for Governor. The democratic primary takes place in June 2018.