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Progressive candidate announces Baltimore County Council run in southwest area

Progressive candidate announces Baltimore County Council run in southwest area

Sheila Ruth, a progressive activist and longtime resident of Westview Park, is slated to announce her candidacy Wednesday for the southwest area’s seat on the Baltimore County Council.

Ruth, a Democrat, is the first to challenge Democratic incumbent Tom Quirk, who announced in November that he will run for a third term in District 1, which covers the southwest area of the county, from Woodlawn to Baltimore Highlands.

“I’m running for the people of southwest Baltimore County, because I feel like we need someone to stand up for us,” Ruth...

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