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State Senator David Brinkley Endorses Mark Long for County Council District 5

Mark Long (D), candidate for County Council District 5, has earned the backing of Senator David Brinkley (R). Brinkley, one of Maryland’s most respected Republican leaders, currently serves as Senate Minority Leader in the Maryland Legislature. Brinkley stated, “Mark Long and I had several conversations about his County Council candidacy. I’ve had conversations with several other business and municipal leaders in the district I trust. Mark will be available at community gatherings in all parts of the district and he will do his homework before making a decision. He will…

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2014 General Election in Glade Valley

With early voting beginning today, Glade Valley residents have big choices in this pivotal election. Here’s a run-down of the candidates and the local offices. Incumbents are marked with an asterisk (*). Maryland State Senate – Vote for One: Dan Rupli (D) Michael Hough (R) House of Delegates – District 4 – Vote for Three: Gene Stanton (D) Kathy Afzali (R) * Kelly Schultz (R) * David E. Vogt, III (R) County Executive: Jan Gardner (D) Blaine Young (R) * County Council At Large – Vote for Two: Susan Reeder Jessee…

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Ralph Whitmore Endorses Mark Long for County Council

Mark Long (D), candidate for County Council District 5, has picked up the endorsement of Ralph Whitmore (R), Burgess of Walkersville. Whitmore previously faced-off against Long’s opponent, Kirby Delauter (R), in the Primary Election. Delauter got 53% percent of the vote, while Whitmore earned 47% percent. Only 332 votes separated the two contenders. “I’m endorsing Mark Long for County Council because he’s made it clear that he will listen to everyone in our community and address our needs, whether Republican, Democrat, or Independent,” said Whitmore. Joining Whitmore with strong support…

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A Candidate for ALL the People – Commentary by Mark Long

A Candidate for All the People by Mark Long I love Frederick County. I was born and raised here and my family has been here for many generations. I’ve lived for a few years in both Virginia and Pennsylvania, but have always returned to northern Frederick County because it’s a great place to live, work and raise a family. I want to ensure that our county continues to be a great place to live for future generations and below I’ve shared a few thoughts on how to accomplish that. I…

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Primary Election Round-Up

We really hope everyone goes out to the polls on Tuesday to cast their ballots on Tuesday, if they haven’t already!  This is a very important election year. In an attempt to inform voters, GladeValley.net chose to highlight those who would be representing Glade Valley directly.  These offices have not received as much attention in the larger media outlets, but are very important. Those would be candidates for County Council District 5, and Maryland’s Legislative District 4.  We invited all candidates to provide us with information, and followed up with…

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