Tag: John Leopold

Will Anne Arundel voters let George Johnson do it — or Steve Schuh?

June’s culmination of the fierce fight for Anne Arundel County executive between Republicans Steve Schuh and incumbent Laura Neuman may have given the impression that it was a one-act play and that the final curtain is down. But there’s now a second act in November, with Democrat George Johnson coming on stage to contest Schuh. It’s a return performance for Johnson, who lost the race for county executive to John Leopold in 2006 by 3,900 votes.

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Guzzone won’t run for county executive; Schuh definitely will

Democratic Del. Guy Guzzone has decided not to run for Howard County executive as many expected, but instead to campaign again for the legislature, possibly for the state Senate. Republican Del. Steve Schuh fulfilled everyone’s expectations Thursday night by announcing a race for Anne Arundel County executive, even though he will likely face new county executive Laura Neuman in a Republican primary as well as County Councilman John Grasso.

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Legislators question Housing Dept. move, but get few answers

At a hearing Monday, Anne Arundel County delegates had hoped to learn more of the dollar figures justifying the proposed move of the Department of Housing and Community Development from its state-owned headquarters in Crownsville to rental space at the New Carrollton Metro. But what they got from Michael Gaines, assistant secretary for real estate of the Department of General Services, was little more information than had been had already been published.

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Janet Owens wont run again for Anne Arundel County executive

Janet Owens won’t be running again for Anne Arundel County executive after months of exploring the race, Owens told MarylandReporter.com Wednesday.

“I feel somewhat ambivalent about it,” said Owens, who served two terms in the post. “I have a happy life. I would have to give that up” and run what would need to be a bruising, “factually negative” campaign against Republican incumbent John Leopold.

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Janet Owens polling to decide on another run for Arundel executive

Anne Arundel County residents have been waiting a long time for Janet Owens to make up her mind about running against her successor John Leopold for a third term as county executive.

A poll she’s putting into the field next week will help Owens decide whether to try and reclaim the job she held for eight years.

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