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Baltimore County Council endorsements

Baltimore County Council endorsements

Only one seat on the Baltimore County Council is guaranteed to turn over in the next election — the 2nd District, now represented by Vicki Almond, who is running for county executive. But at least two other incumbents face tough challenges this year. Here are The Sun’s endorsements:

1st District

We like Councilman Tom Quirk. The Catonsville Democrat has an extremely strong understanding of budget issues, keeps a cool head and tries to mediate tough situations even outside his district. He can point to a record of bringing home funding to his district for new school construction and renovations, and his zoning decisions have generally been sound. In fact, there’s really only...