We’ve written often about how Frederick County is one of the most important counties to Maryland Republicans. As a bellweather county, turnout in Frederick is necessary to ensure Republicans statewide have an opportunity to win. Two congressional districts (thanks to redistricting) wind their way through the county. Frederick County is a mesh of rural and urban, of Baltimore and Washington, and is a place where Republicans are often in the majority.
That’s what makes the last four years so maddening.
Four years ago, Frederick County elected its first County Executive. Due to laziness and a serious of personal foibles, Blaine Young squandered what looked like a sure thing, which handed the election to Democrat Jan Gardner.
While one might have imagined that such a loss would have galvanized Frederick County Republicans, it didn’t.
Frederick County needs a Central Committee that is committed to Republican principles and is committed to growing the party. For those reasons, Red Maryland is endorsing the following candidates for the Frederick County Republican Central Committee: