Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz launched his bid today for the Democratic nomination for Governor. As reported by the Baltimore Sun,
Kamenetz, 59, said his experience running Maryland’s third-largest jurisdiction will translate to success running the state. “As county executive, I’ve gotten real results,” Kamenetz told The Baltimore Sun. “I’ve created jobs. I’ve improved schools. I’ve protected the environment — all without raising the tax rates. “That’s the kind of leadership Maryland needs.”
Other individuals who have announced their candidacy for the Democratic nomination include Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, State Senator Rich Madaleno, former head of the NAACP Ben Jealous, Baltimore Lawyer Jim Shea, Hilary Clinton advisor Alec Ross, and first lady Michelle Obama policy director Krish Vignarajah.