Candidate forum scheduled at community college centerA...

Political Notes

September 06, 1998

Candidate forum scheduled at community college center

A candidates' forum town meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Pascal Center for Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold.

Featured will be county executive candidates, Republican incumbent John G. Gary and Democrats Diane R. Evans and Janet S. Owens.

The District 5 County Council candidates also will participate.

They are:

Democrats David DeAngelis, Tara K. Frame, Mary P. Marsh, Susan E. Pogue and Joseph A. Spiegel; and Republicans Robert J. Hannon Jr., Lawrence E. Masterson, Cliff R. Roop and $H Cathleen M. Vitale.

State FOP backs prosecutor in House of Delegates race

The Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed the candidacy of assistant county prosecutor Thomas J. Fleckenstein in the Democratic primary for the House of Delegates in District 31.

The organization has more than 14,000 members in law enforcement in state, county, federal and municipal police agencies.

Troopers group endorses re-election of county sheriff

The Maryland Troopers Association, Chesapeake Lodge 13, has endorsed the re-election bid of Anne Arundel County Sheriff George F. Johnson IV, a Democrat.

The association noted his dedication and leadership and his willingness to work with other law enforcement agencies.

Greenip fund-raiser planned at Renaissance Festival

A fund-raiser for Del. Janet Greenip, a Republican running for re-election in District 33, will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville.

A buffet of period food and drink will be offered. Tickets are $50.

Information: Ellen Youtsey, 410-923-5309.

County elections board changes some polling sites

The Anne Arundel County Board of Supervisors of Elections has made some changes in voting locations.

The new sites are:

District 1, Precinct 8 -- North County High School; District 2, Precinct 6 -- St. Alban's Church; District 3, Precinct 19 -- VFW Post 2462; District 4, Precinct 6 -- South Shore Elementary School; District 4, Precinct 9 -- Resurrection of Our Lord Church; and District 4, Precinct 12 -- Center of Applied Tech North.

Also, District 5, Precinct 3 -- Arnold Senior Center; District 5, Precinct 4 -- Severn River Middle School; District 5, Precinct 5 -- Chesapeake Academy; District 5, Precinct 22 -- Broadneck Senior High School; District 6, Precinct 3 -- Walter Mills/Parole Elementary School; District 6, Precinct 13 -- Annapolis Library; and District 7, Precinct 6 -- Mayo United Methodist Church.

Information: 410-222-6600.

Gary supporters to hold fund-raisers in Sept., Oct.

The Friends of John Gary are holding two fund-raisers to fuel the county executive's re-election bid.

A crab feast will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 17 at Kaufmann's Restaurant in Gambrills. About 150 people are expected. The cost is $35. Dress is casual.

Oktoberfest '98 will run from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 5 at La Fountaine Bleu in Glen Burnie.

The cost is $35, but children younger than 12 can get in free.

Information: Andrew Smarick, deputy campaign manager, at 410-729-4300.

MSTA endorses candidates for legislative, local races

The Maryland State Teachers Association has endorsed several Anne Arundel County candidates.

They include:

Janet Owens, Democrat, for county executive; incumbent Democrat John C. Astle for state Senate in the 30th District; Democrats Michael E. Busch (an incumbent), Virginia Clagett and Richard D'Amato for the House of Delegates in the 30th District; and, for the County Council, Cathleen M. Vitale, a Republican running in the 5th District, and Barbara Samorajczyk, a Democrat running for a 6th District seat.

Pub Date: 9/06/98


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