With the filing deadline for the 2014 elections passing Tuesday night at 9 p.m., the fields are set for Republican and Democratic primary elections for local offices, including the competitive race to become Anne Arundel County executive.
At the top of the ticket, the Republican primary for county executive features a matchup between current County Executive Laura Neuman and state Del. Steve Schuh.
On the Democratic side, George F. Johnson IV, a former county sheriff, is the sole candidate. Democrat Joanna Conti, who ran in 2010, withdrew on Monday.
Other candidates who have filed include:
County Council District 1 (Linthicum, Brooklyn Park, Hanover, west...