The Howard County Education Association, the union that represents more than 5,000 educators in the county’s public schools, has endorsed Democrat Calvin Ball in the 2018 race for county executive.
Ball, a member of the County Council, is running against Democrat Harry Dunbar in the June 26 primary and is the presumptive front runner to challenge incumbent Republican Allan Kittleman in November.
“I am especially honored that our educators have endorsed me as the next Howard County Executive,” Ball said in a statement. “I will work tirelessly to serve all of our children, families and educators.”
HCEA President Colleen Morris said that the endorsement of Ball was not a...