The race for the Republican Party’s nomination for Harford County State’s Attorney has turned heated as Tuesday’s primary election approaches.
Three of the four GOP candidates have traded barbs in recent weeks with fellow candidate David Ryden and the man all four are hoping to succeed, State’s Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly.
Ryden is a deputy to Cassilly, who is retiring this year after 36 years. Cassilly has endorsed Ryden as his successor.
Also vying for the GOP nomination are Lisa Marts, a former assistant under Cassilly; Albert Peisinger, a former prosecutor in the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office; and Steven Trostle, a Joppa resident who is the interim state’s...