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Baltimore Co. state's attorney files for re-election in 2014

ElectionsJustice SystemPeter Angelos

Baltimore County State's Attorney Scott D. Shellenberger filed this week to run for reelection as the county's top prosecutor in 2014.

Shellenberger, 54, a Democrat, was elected in 2006, following longtime county State's Attorney Sandra A. O'Connor, a Republican. He won a contested re-election in 2010.

This past year, he was among the most vocal advocates in an unsuccessful effort to fight repeal of the state's death penalty.

Shellenberger was hired in the county in 1982, serving as a law clerk and prosecutor before joining the law firm of Peter G. Angelos for 13 years.

In addition to Shellenberger, Clerk of the Court Julie Ensor, Sheriff R. Jay Fisher, Register of Wills Grace Connolly, and Orphans' Court Judge William "Billy" Evans have also filed for re-election.

Ensor was elected court clerk in 2010 and previously served as an Orphans' Court Judge from 1994 to 2006.

Fisher was elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2010. Evans was elected to the Orphans' Court in 2006 and re-elected in 2010. He was appointed Chief Judge of the Baltimore County Orphans' Court by the governor in 2009.

Connolly was first elected Register of Wills for Baltimore County in 1998 and previously severed as the as Baltimore County Orphans' Court Judge from 1986 through 1998.

The state's Board of Election website does not list additional candidates in those races.

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