Tag: Isiah Leggett

Leggett, Duncan, Andrews in first debate for MoCo executive

Three Democrats vying for Montgomery County’s top political post tried to define their differences at the first debate before June 24 primary, two of them with a total of 20 years of experience in the job and the other portraying himself as the independent outsider in the race.

Incumbent Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett spent much of the time defending his two-term record against County Councilmember Phil Andrews and former three-term County Executive Doug Duncan.

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Big Democratic guns tell seniors anti-casino ads are misleading

In the battle for expanded casino gambling, they brought out the big political guns Thursday to persuade hundreds of residents of the large Leisure World retirement community in Montgomery County that ads against Question 7 ads are misleading and dishonest. Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Sen. Roger Manno — all Democrats — told the seniors that building a world-class casino at National Harbor in Prince George’s County will have positive impacts on the state’s economy and education funding.

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