Brian Bailey grew up in Lansdowne, graduated from Lansdowne High School and got his bachelor's degree from University of Maryland,Baltimore County.
On Monday, June 24, Bailey announced his candidacy for one of three open seats to serve in the House of Delegates in the new District 12, which includes parts of Catonsville, Arbutus and Howard County.
He released a video with his campaign announcement and said he plans to use similar and additional technology to interact with voters over the course of the next year.
"This race is about the future of District 12," Bailey said. "Now is the time ... for people to kind of decide what kind of people they want to send to Annapolis for the next term, for the next four years."
His filing follows that of Howard County residents Terri Hill and Clarence Lam and Catonsville resident Eric Ebersole. All are Democrats.
The three will represent their areas in their last session in January.
"Because the district is new, because District 12 is new and because Jimmy and Steve and Liz served so admirably for so long ... I have decided that I want to devote my life to public service," Bailey said.
Redistricting by the state eliminated the subdistricts for the 2014 election and created a larger District 12. So, no longer will one delegate represent only Howard County and two represent predominantly Baltimore County.
Bailey said that, if elected, he plans to focus on maintaining a good public school system in both counties, clean energy, job creation, investing in transportation and infrastructure and social justice, continuing the direction with which Malone, DeBoy and Bobo have taken throughout their terms.
"Those are the things that we will tackle," he said. "All the while continuing to provide the constituent service that people have come to expect."