Maryland’s political attention may be focused on it’s top-of-the-ballot races, especially after a prominent Democrat endorsed a Republican for U.S. Senate. But voters will also choose their leaders in host of other offices, from Lieutenant Governor to County Executive. We explore the other races to watch on the Maryland Politics Hour.

Guests

  • Chuck Floyd Republican Candidate for Montgomery County Executive
  • Kristen Cox Republican Candidate for Lieutenant Governor; Maryland State Disabilities Secretary
  • Anthony G. Brown Democratic Candidate for Lieutenant Governor; Member, Maryland House of Delegates (Dist. 25, Prince George's County)
  • Wayne Curry Former Prince George's County Executive
  • Robin Ficker Independent Candidate for Montgomery County Executive
  • Isiah Leggett Democratic Candidate for Montgomery County Executive; former Councilman, Montgomery County Council; former Chairman, state Democratic Party, Professor, Howard University Law School
  • Bruce DePuyt Host of "NewsTalk," News Channel 8

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

The Politics Hour

Friday, May 22 2015Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker and Alexandria mayoral candidate Kerry Donley.

‘Misbehaving': Understanding Human Behavior

Thursday, May 21 2015Over the past 40 years, the field of behavioral economics has emerged to explain why humans make irrational decisions. We talk with one of the pioneers of the field to find out what’s behind the choices we make, and how we can use this knowledge for good.

The Persistent Problem Of Lead Paint

Thursday, May 21 2015A pair of children staying in the D.C. General Hospital homeless shelter recently tested positive for lead. While it remains unclear whether they were exposed at the shelter, this news comes on the heels of revelations about the role lead paint exposure had in the life of Freddie Gray, the young man who recently died after a violent interaction with Baltimore police. We find out why the problem of exposure persists and what strides have been made in cleaning up homes over the last few decades.