Former Harford County executive Charles B. Anderson handily beat four other contenders in the Democratic primary election for the County Council District A seat Tuesday.
He won with a 3,000-vote margin over the next closest candidate, Steven C. Miller.
Anderson received 7,114 votes or 35.1 percent of the total votes cast, compared to Miller, who received 4,008 votes or 19.8 percent of the total.
In addition to Miller, the remaining candidates were Charles L.
Brockmeyer, who received 3,641 votes; followed by Reuben Goldstein, who received 1,065 votes; and Kenneth M. Morris Jr., who received 858 votes.