James C. Rosapepe

Del. Barbara Frush will not seek re-election, joins Baker's campaign for governor

Del. Barbara Frush will not seek re-election, joins Baker's campaign for governor

After nearly a quarter-century in office, Del. Barbara Frush says she will not seek re-election to the Maryland House of Delegates once her term expires in 2018, but will co-chair Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker’s gubernatorial campaign.

The Beltsville resident will end her term in December 2018. Frush, 72, has represented Prince George’s and Anne Arundel counties since 1993. She is joined by 21st District Delegation colleagues Sen. Jim Rosapepe and Dels. Joseline Peña-Melnyk and Ben Barnes.

“I’ve been in politics since I was an 18-years-old in 1964,” Frush said. “Politics has been my life. While the session is short, we’ve got a 90-day session, you’re...

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