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Republicans pick up seat on Baltimore County Council
Republicans pick up seat on Baltimore County Council

Republicans picked up a seat on the Baltimore County Council on Tuesday, while Democratic County Executive Kevin Kamenetz won a second term. Five of the council’s seven seats were contested in the general election, but most attention was focused on the Dundalk-area District 7 race, which pitted Republican Todd Crandell against Democrat Joe DiCara. Crandell will replace longtime Democratic Councilman John Olszewski Sr., who is stepping down from the council after 16 years. A Republican has never represented the Dundalk area before on the council, which was formed in 1956. In another closely watched matchup, longtime Republican state Del. Wade Kach easily defeated Democrat Laurie...

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