When you look at those sites, it will provide where each candidate's campaign dollars came from – it will open your eyes! Out-of-county and state donations is not something we like to see for obvious reasons. After we researched and spoke to each candidate, the clear winner, in our eyes, is Frank Robert. We truly believe Frank will make our district better and not succumb to the political rhetoric. His stance on slow but consistent growth is the right view. I don't feel like all candidates have that stance. Also, as a former teacher, the endorsement from the school teachers is a big deal. We also spoke to many existing Sykesville Town Council people that used to work with Frank and they all had positive things to say about him. They communicated that Frank put the town first and even donated his yearly salary all eight years to town benefits. He was a large reason why Sykesville is now a vibrant place in Carroll County. We believe he can carry that forward to the entire District 5 area. He is truly committed to his church and donates many hours of his time to their needs as well. Lastly, if you have had the good fortune to speak with Frank, he always wants to hear about you and your concerns, and talks very rarely about himself. So we endorse Frank Robert as District 5 County Commissioner and look forward to his win on June 26.