Fitzwater takes commanding lead in Frederick County executive race

Via Frederick News Post

Frederick County Councilwoman Jessica Fitzwater pulled out to a commanding lead ahead of Councilman Kai Hagen and Daryl Boffman for the Democratic nomination for Frederick County executive, based on unofficial results released early Wednesday. Election officials, however, cannot begin counting mail-in ballots until Thursday, under state law. Fitzwater, a two-term council member, received 7,054 votes, or 57% of the total so far. “I think this is a sign voters are…

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Updated filing shows Fitzwater raised most in Democratic field for Frederick County Executive

Via Frederick News Post

By Jack Hogan jhogan@newspost.com Councilwoman Jessica Fitzwater has raised more money than her two Democratic opponents in the race for Frederick County executive, an updated campaign finance filing shows. All political candidates in Maryland were required to file finance reports by June 14 showing donations to their campaigns and expenditures since January. Fitzwater submitted her report one day late, and the Maryland Board of Elections fined her campaign $20, the board’s website…

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Our Next Frederick County Executive – and an Election About Our Future

Via Frederick News Post

BOARD of CONTRIBUTORS I Don DeArmon Frederick County Democrats were heartened after the 2020 election to discover that county voters cast more votes for Joe Biden than Donald Trump — the first time our county has voted for the Democratic presidential candidate since 1964. Was that a momentary result, or has a permanent Democratic majority taken over in our fair county? We’ll soon find out because the primary election date…

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Fitzwater Looks to Expand Affordable Housing, Succeed Gardner as Executive

Via Frederick News Post

By Jack Hogan jhogan@newspost.com Frederick County Councilwoman and elementary school music teacher Jessica Fitzwater said that as county executive, she would improve affordable housing options and help small businesses locate and expand in the county. Fitzwater, who is finishing her second four-year term on the County Council, said she would build on the work of County Executive Jan Gardner, D. Fitzwater called Gardner “exactly the best person” for the county…

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