GOP candidate Franks aboard for 'whistle-stop' CAMPAIGN 1994


August 10, 1994

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ron Franks will be campaigning in Howard County on Aug. 19 as part of a "whistle-stop" trip through the state.

Mr. Franks will be accompanied by local and state candidates in a vehicle designed to look like a train and will make a stop at the Howard County Fairgrounds and participate in the fair parade.


Maryland State Del. James E. McClellan joined House speaker Casper R. Taylor Jr. in endorsing Paul Muldowney, a Democratic candidate for the 6th Congressional District seat.

Mr. McClellan, vice chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, said Mr. Muldowney's knowledge of the legislative process is an important element that separates him from the rest of the congressional candidates.


A dessert fund-raiser will be held for John B. Clark, candidate for the House of Delegates, District 14B, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at Yesteryear Antiques Farm.

Paul Rapport, a Republican candidate candidate for lieutenant governor and running mate of gubernatorial candidate Ellen Sauerbrey, will be the featured speaker. Several other candidates will also have time to talk. Speeches begin at 7:45 p.m.

An auction of a few antiques and reproductions will take place before the speeches. The event will close with a drawing for a door prize.

Yesteryear Farm is at 7429 Hawkins Creamery Road, about a half-mile west of Route 108.

Cost is $25 per person or $40 per couple. Information: 489-7783.


Enjoy Sunday brunch with family and friends at state Sen. Christopher J. McCabe's fourth annual Fall Flapjack Fest from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Howard County School of Technology, 10920 Route 108, Ellicott City.

Featured will be a silent auction, Redskins ticket raffle, pumpkins for sale and the brunch.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $3 for children age 5 to 14. Children under age 5 eat for free. Information: 531-2870.


Galen R. Clagett, Democratic candidate in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, has named Jim Scott as chairman of the Howard County Citizens for Clagett Committee.

Serving as co-chair with Mr. Scott is his wife, Linda.

Similar groups are operating in Frederick and Washington counties, and others are forming in the six counties of the Western Maryland district.

The Scotts live in Ellicott City with their three children. Mr. Scott, 42, has practiced law in Howard, Frederick and Carroll counties for almost a decade. Mrs. Scott has worked for the Social Security Administration in Woodlawn for nearly 25 years. She has served as a volunteer teacher's aide in the Howard County Schools.

The 52-year-old Mr. Clagett, who lives in Frederick with his wife and children, is a former public school administrator and two-term Frederick County commissioner.


Ron Frampton, a resident of Centennial Estates in Ellicott City, has filed his candidacy for the Democratic State Central Committee with the Howard County Board of Elections.

Mr. Frampton is a special education teacher and has served on the adjunct faculty at Howard Community College. He holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Western Illinois University and a master's degree from California State University.

Mr. Frampton was appointed by the governor to serve as a magistrate, before the inception of the District Court of Maryland.

His other political and government posts include adviser to the U.S. assistant Secretary of the Interior, and a member of the national Finance Council of the Democratic National Committee during Jimmy Carter's presidency.

Active in Democratic politics for more than 25 years, he has managed the campaigns of congressional and state's attorney candidates, as well as supporting candidates and campaigns from school board to president of the United States.

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