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Thursday, May 12, 2005

the 20th Legislative District

State Senator Jennie Forehand mentioned the 20th Legislative District's Ida Ruben in a debate about how inactivity and lack of grassroots support can impact how a senior Senator serves her district.

And the first public mention of a candidate (fmr Council Member Blair Ewing) for D20's legislative race was made in the same Post article:
As for his own political future, Ewing said he is seriously considering running for the House of Delegates in District 20, which includes the Takoma Park area. With Del. Peter Franchot (D) angling to possibly challenge Comptroller William Donald Schaefer (D) in next year's Democratic primary, Ewing said he expects a vacancy for one of the three delegate seats from District 20.

Mentions have also been made of late of the entry into D20 legislative races by a member of the Takoma Park City Council or two, at least three members of the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board, and at least one local community activist. Stay tuned for more.

And in PG, former Delegate Rushern Baker is gearing up to possibly challeng Jack Johnson for County Executive.