Elections

Republicans expected to face off in primary in bid for Baltimore County executive seat

Republicans expected to face off in primary in bid for Baltimore County executive seat

With a vacancy looming in 2018 in the Baltimore County executive seat, local Republicans are eyeing the position as a realistic election prize — one that at least two GOP candidates are expected to seek.

On Saturday, Del. Pat McDonough will formally kick off his bid for the GOP nomination with a morning event in Dundalk diner. Later in the day, state insurance commissioner Al Redmer is expected to launch his own campaign at a bull roast in Rosedale, with Republican Gov. Larry Hogan at his side.

Incumbent Democrat Kevin Kamenetz, who is term-limited as county executive, has already

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