Thursday, May 16, 2013
At the end of his term in 2014, Sheriff Ken Tregoning will have 51 years of public service under his belt.
Sheriff Ken Tregoning announced Thursday afternoon he will not seek re-election in 2014. Tregoning is the 57th sheriff to serve the citizens of Carroll County, since its charter in 1837, and he is completing his fourth term (total of 16 years) in office. "I am extremely grateful to the citizens of Carroll County for allowing me to serve them as sheriff," Tregoning said in a statement. "I strongly believe that local protection for county citizens and law enforcement services are best provided by the Office of Sheriff." Prior to being elected in December of 1998, Tregoning served four years in the Marine Corps (1963-1967), 31 years with the Maryland State Police (1968-1998) and is now serving his 15th year as sheriff, according to a …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Takoma Park delegate asks to be called a "rumored" candidate during interview with journalist.
Takoma Park Del. Heather Mizeur (D-District 20) took a spin on her own rumor mill yesterday when she took time to remind this journalist that she's considering running for governor in 2014. With nearly 21 months until the election, what else is a maybe-contender for the state's highest seat supposed to do? The exchange took place during an interview at an event at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville yesterday in support of proposed legislation which would require Maryland employers to provide workers with paid sick leave. "If you care to, put in there 'rumored gubernatorial candidate,'" said Mizeur as the interview concluded, jokingly suggesting how she might like to be referenced in a report noting her advocacy for the mandatory sick-leave…
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The next gubernatorial election in 2014 could draw a crowded primary field.
Comptroller Peter Franchot, who was expected to run for governor in 2014, announced Tuesday he would not seek the post. Franchot, whose criticism of Gov. Martin O’Malley lead many to believe he would run, instead announced he would seek to retain his current position. But just because Franchot won’t run, doesn’t mean there won’t be a crowded primary field. Other Democrats who may seek the office include: Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Del. Heather Mizeur, Attorney General Doug Gansler and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman. See related coverage: What Democrat would you like to see make a run for the state’s top office? Tell us in the comments why you would like to see that person campaign for the office.