Carroll County Commissioner Dennis Frazier (District 3) today filed to run for Delegate in District 5. Here is that filing:
See the filing online here: https://elections.maryland.gov/elections/2022/primary_candidates/gen_cand_lists_2022_1_01605.html
With Delegate Shoemaker making the move to run for State’s Attorney in Carroll County…this left an opening in the House of Delegates in District 5 in the 2022 election cycle.
I could not find any type of announcement from Commissioner Frazier on social media about this filing (he does not appear to have a big political presence on the popular social media platforms).
Here is a little bit about Dennis Frazier via the state website:
Member, Board of County Commissioners, Carroll County, representing District 3, since December 3, 2014 (vice-president, Dec. 6, 2016 to Dec. 4, 2017; president, Dec. 4, 2017 to Dec. 13, 2018).
Member, Board of Health, Carroll County, 2014-. Member, Board of Community College Trustees, Carroll Community College, 2014-18.
Member, Westminster Parks Board, 1988-90; Westminster Tree Commission, 1989-91. Westminster Planning and Zoning Commissioner, 1997-2002. Member, Common Council, Westminster, 2011-14.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, November 11, 1956. Towson State University, B.S. (physical education), 1979; Western Maryland College, M.S. (teaching & coaching), 1992. Teacher (physical education) and wrestling coach, Carroll County Public School System, 1979-. Outstanding Contributions to the Sport Award, Maryland Wrestling Officials’ Association, 2001. World Wresting Champion, Iron Man Masters Division, 2002. Married; two children.
I will continue to track filings as I see them online.