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.
I don't like to beat around the bush: today, I am announcing my candidacy to be Maryland's next Governor: https://t.co/A6PUkovDWj
— Kevin Kamenetz (@kevinkamenetz) September 18, 2017
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.