Republican County Executive Allan Kittleman has nearly four times as much cash on hand as his competitor, Democrat Calvin Ball, in the race for Howard County executive, according to the latest financial disclosure statements filed this week.
Reports show Kittleman, who has been county executive since 2014, with $825,552.03 in his campaign’s account. Ball, a Columbia resident who has served on the County Council since 2006, has $246,083.91.
Kittleman raised $441,067.95 from more than 900 contributions between Jan. 12, 2017 and Jan. 10. Ball raised $204,446 from 511 contributions during the same period.
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